Average Bench: 41.8% (474th of 1015)

Based on 16,392 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate BUP Slim BK

Below average average bench

The Seagate BUP Slim BK 1TB averaged 58.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.63MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.28MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate BUP Slim BK 1TB is 52.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate BUP Slim BK 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Read Speed 68.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 59.1MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 16,392 samples)
Min Avg Max
24 Read 68.7 113
20.5 Write 71.2 132
20.9 Mixed 59.1 101
19.7 SusWrite 76.3 125
50.9% 68.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.94 1.9
0.5 4K Write 2.28 3.5
0.2 4K Mixed 0.63 0.9
152% 1.29 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
905GB free
Firmware: 0302
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 90 89 78 81 78 MB/s
Read 89.4
Write 15.1
Mixed 56.2
SusWrite 83.3
45% 61 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
155% 1.2 MB/s
651GB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 35 42 42 42 42 41 MB/s
Read 38.8
Write 35.4
Mixed 36.5
SusWrite 40.8
28% 37.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
134% 1.03 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 38,271,888 HDDs tested.

Typical BUP Slim BK 1TB Builds (Compare 82,064 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 101%
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $101

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,027

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