Average Bench: 86.8% (48th of 1015)

Based on 1,898 user benchmarks.  Model: Microsoft Storage Space Device

Very good average bench

The Microsoft Storage Space Device 3TB averaged just 13.2% 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 0.79MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.99MB/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 68.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 136MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,898 samples)
Min Avg Max
83.5 Read 151 201
66.7 Write 136 185
21.7 Mixed 68.4 95.8
84 SusWrite 152 200
92.6% 127 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.85 1.2
1.1 4K Write 1.99 2.97
0.5 4K Mixed 0.79 1.1
160% 1.21 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: 192 199 195 200 197 197 MB/s
Read 198
Write 177
Mixed 86
SusWrite 197
120% 164 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.97 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 199 199 199 201 201 MB/s
Read 188
Write 142
Mixed 84.7
SusWrite 200
112% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
142% 1.1 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 187 195 196 197 191 MB/s
Read 191
Write 182
Mixed 44.3
SusWrite 192
110% 152 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.5
148% 1.33 MB/s
277GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 171 172 157 164 173 MB/s
Read 154
Write 129
Mixed 85
SusWrite 166
98% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
115% 0.87 MB/s
426GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 111 110 109 112 111 MB/s
Read 108
Write 60
Mixed 73.5
SusWrite 110
65% 87.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1
178% 1.2 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,306,652 HDDs tested.

Typical Storage Space Device 3TB Builds (Compare 25,298 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z370-E GAMING - $300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $1,605

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