Average Bench: 72.6% (120th of 1015)

more Based on 10,371 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, ST1000VM002-9UY164, ST1000VM 002

Good average bench

The Seagate ST1000VM002-1CT162 1TB averaged 27.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.72MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.74MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST1000VM002-1CT162 1TB is 65.9%. This is a particularly 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 10,371 samples)
Min Avg Max
37.6 Read 130 174
55.6 Write 130 169
28.4 Mixed 61.2 77.5
62.4 SusWrite 124 173
81.1% 111 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.74 0.9
0.6 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%
509GB free
Firmware: SC12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 174 173 174 174 174 MB/s
Read 168
Write 157
Mixed 71.4
SusWrite 174
104% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
157% 1.17 MB/s
932GB free
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 174 172 173 175 171 MB/s
Read 166
Write 164
Mixed 74
SusWrite 171
105% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 1
173% 1.07 MB/s
718GB free
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 165 164 167 167 169 MB/s
Read 166
Write 159
Mixed 70.8
SusWrite 166
102% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.9
160% 1 MB/s
905GB free
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 156 156 157 157 157 MB/s
Read 156
Write 148
Mixed 68.7
SusWrite 156
97% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
118% 0.7 MB/s
623GB free
Firmware: SC11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 146 148 147 142 148 MB/s
Read 163
Write 155
Mixed 69
SusWrite 145
97% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
111% 0.83 MB/s
676GB free
Firmware: SC11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 145 159 142 149 156 MB/s
Read 142
Write 158
Mixed 58.8
SusWrite 150
92% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
123% 0.8 MB/s
366GB free
Firmware: SC11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 123 126 125 126 126 MB/s
Read 137
Write 138
Mixed 66.4
SusWrite 125
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
124% 0.9 MB/s
541GB free
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 130 133 136 137 134 MB/s
Read 127
Write 121
Mixed 51.5
SusWrite 134
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
145% 0.9 MB/s
424GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SC12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 83 103 117 113 108 MB/s
Read 118
Write 118
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 93.1
71% 97.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.9
156% 0.97 MB/s
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Typical ST1000VM002-1CT162 1TB Builds (Compare 19,222 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 - $59

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $324

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