Average Bench: 73.4% (120th of 1015)

more Based on 9,028 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 26.5% 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. Sequential Read Speed 131MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST1000VM002-1CT162 1TB is 61.5%. 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 59.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.27MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,028 samples)
Min Avg Max
52.3 Read 131 173
61.8 Write 129 170
25.8 Mixed 59.9 75.3
51.7 SusWrite 125 170
81.2% 111 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.73 0.9
0.5 4K Write 1.27 2.1
0.3 4K Mixed 0.72 0.9
134% 0.91 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
930GB free
Firmware: SC11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 176 179 181 180 180 MB/s
Read 169
Write 170
Mixed 75.8
SusWrite 179
108% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
149% 0.97 MB/s
644GB free
Firmware: SC12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 157 157 154 155 157 MB/s
Read 160
Write 157
Mixed 62.2
SusWrite 156
97% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
161% 1.1 MB/s
663GB free
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 148 160 164 161 157 MB/s
Read 153
Write 150
Mixed 67.7
SusWrite 158
97% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.9
158% 0.97 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 132 138 138 135 138 MB/s
Read 133
Write 134
Mixed 64
SusWrite 134
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
134% 0.87 MB/s
264GB free
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 80 71 78 81 79 MB/s
Read 106
Write 102
Mixed 25.5
SusWrite 76.3
56% 77.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
100% 0.63 MB/s
239GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 46 73 105 38 32 MB/s
Read 103
Write 64
Mixed 59.7
SusWrite 59.1
53% 71.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
117% 0.73 MB/s
343GB free
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 10 8.3 10 10 9.3 MB/s
Read 50.2
Write 28.2
Mixed 30.5
SusWrite 14.1
23% 30.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.2
48% 0.4 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,360,214 HDDs tested.

Typical ST1000VM002-1CT162 1TB Builds (Compare 13,402 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus PRIME A320M-K - $61

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $305

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