Average Bench: 34.6% (605th of 1015)

Based on 6,657 user benchmarks.  Models: ST3750640AS, ST375064 0AS, ST375064 ST3750640AS, ST375064 0A

Poor average bench

The Seagate ST3750640AS 750GB averaged 65.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.59MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.58MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST3750640AS 750GB is 21.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Seagate ST3750640AS 750GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 47.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 43MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,657 samples)
Min Avg Max
37.2 Read 63.1 75.5
22 Write 47.9 71.7
31 Mixed 43 50.5
24.4 SusWrite 57.5 73.9
39.1% 52.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.58 0.7
0.7 4K Write 1.02 1.3
0.4 4K Mixed 0.59 0.7
109% 0.73 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
500GB free
Firmware: 3.AAK
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 67 71 71 71 71 MB/s
Read 72
Write 66.3
Mixed 42.7
SusWrite 69.6
46% 62.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.4
90% 0.7 MB/s
488GB free
Firmware: 3.AFM
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 70 71 71 71 71 MB/s
Read 68.3
Write 45.3
Mixed 45.9
SusWrite 70.5
42% 57.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
114% 0.8 MB/s
663GB free
Firmware: 3.AAK
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 58 60 56 60 61 MB/s
Read 68.2
Write 43.9
Mixed 41.4
SusWrite 57
39% 52.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.7
119% 0.73 MB/s
302GB free
Firmware: 3.AFK
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 66 67 66 67 66 MB/s
Read 57.3
Write 50.6
Mixed 41.3
SusWrite 65.6
40% 53.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.4
88% 0.67 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 3.AAK
SusWrite @10s intervals: 35 40 38 38 41 39 MB/s
Read 67.7
Write 34.5
Mixed 32.6
SusWrite 38.6
32% 43.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.4
94% 0.77 MB/s
523GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3.AAK
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 35 48 56 50 56 MB/s
Read 54.9
Write 35.7
Mixed 26
SusWrite 46.5
30% 40.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.3
68% 0.57 MB/s
260GB free
Firmware: 3.AFK
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 24 25 25 26 25 MB/s
Read 60.6
Write 29.5
Mixed 32.3
SusWrite 24.7
27% 36.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.2
54% 0.43 MB/s
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Typical ST3750640AS 750GB Builds (Compare 77,571 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $929

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