Average Bench: 77.7% (91st of 1015)

more Based on 19,153 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 22.3% 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 0.74MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 138MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST1000VM002-1CT162 1TB is 53.9%. 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 64.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.36MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 19,153 samples)
Min Avg Max
76.1 Read 138 175
81.3 Write 137 172
33.1 Mixed 64.2 77.7
69.4 SusWrite 133 175
86.3% 118 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.76 1
0.8 4K Write 1.36 2.1
0.44 4K Mixed 0.74 0.9
139% 0.95 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
706GB free
Firmware: SC11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 177 178 178 177 178 MB/s
Read 163
Write 161
Mixed 74.8
SusWrite 177
105% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
146% 1.13 MB/s
894GB free
Firmware: SC11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 158 161 161 161 160 MB/s
Read 160
Write 151
Mixed 71.5
SusWrite 160
99% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
159% 1.2 MB/s
285GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SC12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 128 133 156 152 158 MB/s
Read 168
Write 158
Mixed 69.7
SusWrite 140
98% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
144% 1.1 MB/s
596GB free
Firmware: SC11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 143 142 144 139 144 MB/s
Read 147
Write 138
Mixed 66.1
SusWrite 143
90% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
122% 0.87 MB/s
931GB free
Firmware: SC12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 131 131 130 131 129 MB/s
Read 131
Write 126
Mixed 73.2
SusWrite 130
84% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
157% 1.17 MB/s
876GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SC12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 92 128 136 108 123 MB/s
Read 120
Write 143
Mixed 28.3
SusWrite 108
72% 99.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.3
70% 0.47 MB/s
334GB free
Firmware: SC12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 98 102 103 104 103 MB/s
Read 98.4
Write 100
Mixed 63.4
SusWrite 102
67% 91 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
155% 1.17 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,072,539 HDDs tested.

Typical ST1000VM002-1CT162 1TB Builds (Compare 17,438 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 39%
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Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus PRIME A320M-K - $59

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $371

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