Average Bench: 94.1% (10th of 1015)

Based on 6 user benchmarks.  Model: Blackbox Pro
Poor: 2%Average: 94.1% Great: 138%

Excellent average bench

The Blackbox Pro 14TB averaged just 5.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Blackbox Pro 14TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.78MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 168MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Blackbox Pro 14TB is 136%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Blackbox Pro 14TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.32MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 89.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6 samples)
Min Avg Max
2.2 Read 160 234
2.5 Write 155 224
2 Mixed 89.4 124
4.7 SusWrite 168 248
105% 143 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0 4K Read 0.72 1
0.1 4K Write 1.32 1.8
0 4K Mixed 0.78 1
141% 0.94 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
12.5TB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 242 245 251 252 249 245 MB/s
Read 234
Write 216
Mixed 119
SusWrite 248
149% 204 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
169% 1.13 MB/s
12.5TB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 247 245 250 253 249 251 MB/s
Read 231
Write 234
Mixed 120
SusWrite 249
152% 208 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
171% 1.17 MB/s

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 39,693,897 HDDs tested.

Typical Pro 14TB Builds (Compare 1,207 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: MSI MS-16Q2

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  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

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