Average Bench: 75.4% (111th of 1015)

more Based on 7,935 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

Good average bench

The Seagate ST1000VM002-1CT162 1TB averaged 24.6% 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 0.73MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 135MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST1000VM002-1CT162 1TB is 59.3%. 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 61.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,935 samples)
Min Avg Max
59.9 Read 135 176
67 Write 135 171
29.3 Mixed 61.1 77.4
54.3 SusWrite 128 175
83.7% 115 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.74 1
0.6 4K Write 1.3 2.1
0.33 4K Mixed 0.73 0.9
136% 0.92 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
172GB free
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 146 146 150 155 154 MB/s
Read 169
Write 160
Mixed 72.2
SusWrite 150
101% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.9
158% 0.97 MB/s
570GB free
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 153 156 156 157 156 MB/s
Read 147
Write 154
Mixed 67
SusWrite 155
95% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.9
158% 0.97 MB/s
785GB free
Firmware: SC12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 155 153 152 154 153 MB/s
Read 146
Write 152
Mixed 72.8
SusWrite 153
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
898GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 129 150 147 153 149 MB/s
Read 135
Write 133
Mixed 60.7
SusWrite 140
85% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
129% 0.87 MB/s
276GB free
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 128 130 128 126 125 MB/s
Read 129
Write 118
Mixed 63.8
SusWrite 127
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
136% 0.9 MB/s
177GB free
Firmware: SC12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 109 129 141 146 148 MB/s
Read 115
Write 115
Mixed 58.5
SusWrite 132
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
159% 1.23 MB/s
240GB free
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 148 151 150 151 152 MB/s
Read 83.4
Write 81.9
Mixed 51.6
SusWrite 150
67% 91.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.6
106% 0.67 MB/s
321GB free
Firmware: SC11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 81 89 89 89 89 MB/s
Read 140
Write 143
Mixed 35
SusWrite 86.1
73% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.4
85% 0.57 MB/s
30GB free
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 91 92 93 115 117 MB/s
Read 114
Write 107
Mixed 62.5
SusWrite 99.9
70% 95.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 0.83 MB/s
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Typical ST1000VM002-1CT162 1TB Builds (Compare 4,466 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asrock A320M-HDV

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $244

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