Average Bench: 85.2% (53rd of 1015)

Based on 2,187 user benchmarks.  Model: Microsoft Storage Space Device

Very good average bench

The Microsoft Storage Space Device 3TB averaged just 14.7% 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 0.78MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.01MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Microsoft Storage Space Device 3TB is 64.8%. 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 66.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 134MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,187 samples)
Min Avg Max
61.3 Read 147 200
65.4 Write 134 184
21.2 Mixed 66.9 94.1
78.8 SusWrite 150 199
90.9% 124 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.87 1.2
1 4K Write 2.01 3
0.5 4K Mixed 0.78 1.1
161% 1.22 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 205 208 206 200 203 MB/s
Read 202
Write 153
Mixed 85.4
SusWrite 204
118% 161 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
161% 1.1 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 194 194 194 193 195 MB/s
Read 194
Write 156
Mixed 86.3
SusWrite 194
115% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 165 170 168 169 169 MB/s
Read 153
Write 147
Mixed 67.5
SusWrite 168
98% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
134% 1 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 145 139 142 144 149 MB/s
Read 142
Write 126
Mixed 73.5
SusWrite 144
89% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
191% 1.43 MB/s
278GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 177 181 180 181 183 MB/s
Read 99
Write 66
Mixed 13.5
SusWrite 180
64% 89.5 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
158% 1.27 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 160 158 157 165 161 MB/s
Read 95.8
Write 142
Mixed 73.5
SusWrite 159
86% 118 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
63% 0.6 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 120 116 119 118 119 MB/s
Read 101
Write 104
Mixed 20.8
SusWrite 119
62% 86.2 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 20,434,097 HDDs tested.

Typical Storage Space Device 3TB Builds (Compare 26,606 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z370-E GAMING - $350

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $1,632

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