Average Bench: 85.9% (48th of 1015)

Based on 3,666 user benchmarks.  Model: Microsoft Storage Space Device

Very good average bench

The Microsoft Storage Space Device 3TB averaged just 14.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Microsoft Storage Space Device 3TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.77MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.88MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Microsoft Storage Space Device 3TB is 60.2%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Microsoft Storage Space Device 3TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 66.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 132MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,666 samples)
Min Avg Max
76.2 Read 151 198
59.3 Write 132 184
23.2 Mixed 66.5 96.3
72.7 SusWrite 149 198
90.8% 124 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.88 1.3
0.8 4K Write 1.95 2.9
0.5 4K Mixed 0.77 1.1
159% 1.2 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 191 190 192 190 188 MB/s
Read 201
Write 168
Mixed 85.5
SusWrite 188
117% 161 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
151% 1.1 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 183 186 187 199 195 MB/s
Read 176
Write 178
Mixed 82.3
SusWrite 188
114% 156 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
171% 1.2 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 162 162 161 161 164 MB/s
Read 169
Write 154
Mixed 73
SusWrite 162
102% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
133% 0.9 MB/s
895GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 141 141 142 137 141 MB/s
Read 144
Write 151
Mixed 24.8
SusWrite 141
83% 115 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.6
155% 1.33 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 118 120 122 121 120 MB/s
Read 133
Write 112
Mixed 77.7
SusWrite 120
81% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
163% 1.23 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 29,522,807 HDDs tested.

Typical Storage Space Device 3TB Builds (Compare 34,860 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $129

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $952

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