Average Bench: 76% (109th of 1015)

more Based on 7,740 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

Good average bench

The Seagate ST1000VM002-1CT162 1TB averaged 24.0% 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 134MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST1000VM002-1CT162 1TB is 57.2%. 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 62.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.32MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,740 samples)
Min Avg Max
53.9 Read 134 177
67.3 Write 133 173
32.1 Mixed 62.5 79.2
54 SusWrite 131 177
84.2% 115 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.32 4K Read 0.76 1
0.6 4K Write 1.32 2.1
0.32 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
Firmware: SC12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 168 173 172 172 173 MB/s
Read 176
Write 164
Mixed 78.8
SusWrite 171
108% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
150% 1.17 MB/s
714GB free
Firmware: SC11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 167 165 165 166 167 MB/s
Read 164
Write 167
Mixed 70.8
SusWrite 166
103% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
161% 1.23 MB/s
856GB free
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 179 183 182 173 167 MB/s
Read 142
Write 142
Mixed 67.5
SusWrite 174
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
134% 0.83 MB/s
466GB free
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 167 171 171 168 156 MB/s
Read 146
Write 141
Mixed 70.5
SusWrite 164
95% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
143% 0.9 MB/s
414GB free
Firmware: SC11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 131 127 130 131 130 MB/s
Read 145
Write 146
Mixed 69.8
SusWrite 130
90% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
112% 0.73 MB/s
743GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SC12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 123 99 140 142 149 MB/s
Read 130
Write 143
Mixed 66.7
SusWrite 124
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 1 MB/s
833GB free
Firmware: SC11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 109 109 111 112 112 MB/s
Read 103
Write 108
Mixed 54.5
SusWrite 111
69% 94 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.93 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,496,150 HDDs tested.

Typical ST1000VM002-1CT162 1TB Builds (Compare 16,973 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME A320M-K - $60

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $325

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