Average Bench: 87.3% (46th of 1015)

Based on 1,612 user benchmarks.  Model: Microsoft Storage Space Device

Very good average bench

The Microsoft Storage Space Device 3TB averaged just 12.7% 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. Sequential Read Speed 153MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Microsoft Storage Space Device 3TB is 62.7%. 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 67.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 137MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,612 samples)
Min Avg Max
81.8 Read 153 201
71.9 Write 137 184
22.3 Mixed 67.6 93.5
74.8 SusWrite 151 199
92.8% 127 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.84 1.3
0.84 4K Write 1.94 2.9
0.4 4K Mixed 0.77 1.1
156% 1.19 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 197 199 197 198 200 MB/s
Read 190
Write 151
Mixed 85.5
SusWrite 198
114% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
134% 1 MB/s
107GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 149 133 147 139 133 MB/s
Read 167
Write 134
Mixed 21.3
SusWrite 140
83% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.6
138% 1.2 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 140 140 140 142 139 MB/s
Read 131
Write 99
Mixed 88.5
SusWrite 140
85% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
195% 1.47 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 141 143 143 136 135 MB/s
Read 129
Write 133
Mixed 69.5
SusWrite 140
86% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
174% 1.27 MB/s
701GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 135 131 138 136 133 MB/s
Read 126
Write 111
Mixed 72.2
SusWrite 135
81% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
100% 0.8 MB/s
368GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 120 116 114 115 118 MB/s
Read 116
Write 110
Mixed 11.8
SusWrite 118
64% 89 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
159% 1.23 MB/s
767GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 133 128 123 123 128 MB/s
Read 88
Write 118
Mixed 62
SusWrite 127
72% 98.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
22% 0.27 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,644,510 HDDs tested.

Typical Storage Space Device 3TB Builds (Compare 23,397 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 112%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z370-E GAMING - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $1,543

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