Average Bench: 75.2% (109th of 1015)

more Based on 30,739 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 24.8% 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 0.71MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 134MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST1000VM002-1CT162 1TB is 55.3%. 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 62.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.35MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 30,739 samples)
Min Avg Max
72.4 Read 134 173
61 Write 133 169
28.8 Mixed 62.8 77.1
45.8 SusWrite 128 174
83.6% 114 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.74 0.9
0.7 4K Write 1.35 2.1
0.4 4K Mixed 0.71 0.9
134% 0.93 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
920GB free
Firmware: SC12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 181 181 180 179 181 MB/s
Read 166
Write 165
Mixed 76.4
SusWrite 180
107% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
162% 1.2 MB/s
882GB free
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 171 171 167 174 172 MB/s
Read 166
Write 167
Mixed 73.6
SusWrite 170
105% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.9
162% 1.03 MB/s
929GB free
Firmware: SC12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 165 163 163 165 163 MB/s
Read 161
Write 152
Mixed 67.9
SusWrite 163
99% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
141% 1.03 MB/s
653GB free
Firmware: SC12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 132 145 146 147 147 MB/s
Read 152
Write 141
Mixed 65.8
SusWrite 143
92% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 0.93 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: SC11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 118 110 100 122 119 MB/s
Read 86.4
Write 18.2
Mixed 44.7
SusWrite 114
48% 65.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
121% 0.77 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 39,631,012 HDDs tested.

Typical ST1000VM002-1CT162 1TB Builds (Compare 37,482 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus PRIME A320M-K - $59

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $494

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