Average Bench: 76% (102nd of 1015)

more Based on 35,540 user benchmarks.  Models: ST1000VM002-1CT162, ST1000VM 002-9ZL162, ST1000VM 002-1SD102, ST1000VM002-1ET1, ST1000VM002-1CT1, ST1000VM002-1CT164, ST1000VM 002-1ET162, ST1000VM ST1000VM002-1ET1, ST1000VM002-1SD1, ST1000VM ST1000VM002-9ZL1, ST1000VM002-9ZL162, ST1000VM002-1ET162, ST1000VM ST1000VM002-1CT1, ST1000VM002-1SD102, ST1000VM002-9ZL1, ST1000VM002-9UY166, ST1000VM002-9UY164, ST1000VM 002

Good average bench

The Seagate ST1000VM002-1CT162 1TB averaged 24.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate ST1000VM002-1CT162 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 135MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST1000VM002-1CT162 1TB is 56.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate ST1000VM002-1CT162 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 62.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.28MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 35,540 samples)
Min Avg Max
57.6 Read 135 173
71.6 Write 134 169
31 Mixed 62.7 76.4
51 SusWrite 130 172
84.3% 115 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.76 0.9
0.6 4K Write 1.28 2
0.3 4K Mixed 0.7 0.9
133% 0.91 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
928GB free
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 168 168 176 178 171 MB/s
Read 185
Write 184
Mixed 80.2
SusWrite 170
113% 155 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
155% 1.03 MB/s
358GB free
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 174 174 172 173 176 MB/s
Read 166
Write 162
Mixed 71.7
SusWrite 171
104% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.9
160% 1 MB/s
501GB free
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 145 160 161 161 162 MB/s
Read 161
Write 150
Mixed 72
SusWrite 156
98% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.9
162% 1.03 MB/s
314GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 50 56 65 157 157 MB/s
Read 177
Write 156
Mixed 62.3
SusWrite 104
91% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.9
157% 1 MB/s
219GB free
Firmware: SC11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 112 111 112 113 114 MB/s
Read 111
Write 101
Mixed 54.5
SusWrite 111
69% 94.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.93 MB/s
310GB free
Firmware: SC12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 105 107 105 103 105 MB/s
Read 111
Write 109
Mixed 63.1
SusWrite 105
71% 97.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
164% 1.17 MB/s
58GB free
Firmware: SC11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 91 86 91 92 91 MB/s
Read 85.5
Write 89.9
Mixed 44.7
SusWrite 88.7
56% 77.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
127% 0.87 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 42,044,811 HDDs tested.

Typical ST1000VM002-1CT162 1TB Builds (Compare 43,223 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus PRIME A320M-K - $65

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $511

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