Average Bench: 75.8% (105th of 1015)

more Based on 17,287 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 24.2% 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 136MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST1000VM002-1CT162 1TB is 50.8%. 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 62.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.33MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 17,287 samples)
Min Avg Max
75.2 Read 136 176
72.5 Write 135 173
32.8 Mixed 62.9 77.5
61 SusWrite 128 173
84.4% 116 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.76 1
0.66 4K Write 1.33 2.1
0.36 4K Mixed 0.73 0.9
137% 0.94 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
900GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SC12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 111 154 163 167 163 MB/s
Read 171
Write 153
Mixed 70.8
SusWrite 144
98% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
154% 1.1 MB/s
902GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 135 124 133 140 147 MB/s
Read 173
Write 160
Mixed 67.7
SusWrite 132
97% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
151% 0.97 MB/s
520GB free
Firmware: SC11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 144 142 144 144 145 MB/s
Read 141
Write 138
Mixed 63.8
SusWrite 144
89% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
159% 1.2 MB/s
130GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 60 72 80 102 107 MB/s
Read 146
Write 141
Mixed 58.5
SusWrite 80
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
134% 0.83 MB/s
264GB free
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 22 21 24 17 22 MB/s
Read 11.5
Write 72.5
Mixed 13
SusWrite 22
22% 29.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.1
23% 0.2 MB/s
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Typical ST1000VM002-1CT162 1TB Builds (Compare 29,793 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus PRIME A320M-K - $60

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $346

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