Average Bench: 75.6% (104th of 1015)

more Based on 13,152 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 24.3% 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 0.72MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 134MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST1000VM002-1CT162 1TB is 56.7%. 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 61.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.28MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,152 samples)
Min Avg Max
58.4 Read 134 176
76.7 Write 134 171
27 Mixed 61.2 77
59.2 SusWrite 130 174
83.7% 115 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.76 1
0.5 4K Write 1.28 2.1
0.3 4K Mixed 0.72 0.9
135% 0.92 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
454GB free
Firmware: SC11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 137 137 140 142 143 MB/s
Read 162
Write 157
Mixed 68.5
SusWrite 140
96% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.93 MB/s
751GB free
Firmware: SC11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 156 153 151 160 157 MB/s
Read 145
Write 129
Mixed 36
SusWrite 154
84% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.2
55% 0.4 MB/s
622GB free
Firmware: SC11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 150 150 149 151 145 MB/s
Read 144
Write 140
Mixed 50.3
SusWrite 148
88% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.9 MB/s
697GB free
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 153 154 149 146 157 MB/s
Read 140
Write 136
Mixed 67.5
SusWrite 151
90% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 0.87 MB/s
788GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 115 144 157 152 141 MB/s
Read 146
Write 118
Mixed 68.7
SusWrite 136
86% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
149% 0.97 MB/s
227GB free
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 136 136 137 139 140 MB/s
Read 127
Write 134
Mixed 64.3
SusWrite 138
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
134% 0.87 MB/s
342GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 86 128 140 115 74 MB/s
Read 144
Write 135
Mixed 52.2
SusWrite 104
79% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.5
107% 0.77 MB/s
213GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 86 69 93 83 89 MB/s
Read 98
Write 101
Mixed 49.5
SusWrite 83
61% 82.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.7
119% 0.73 MB/s
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Typical ST1000VM002-1CT162 1TB Builds (Compare 22,176 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME A320M-K - $61

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $333

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