Average Bench: 48.4% (332nd of 1015)

Based on 6,570 user benchmarks.  Models: ST31000340NS, ST310003 40NS, SEAGATE ST31000340NS, ST310003 ST31000340NS

Below average average bench

The Seagate ST31000340NS 1TB averaged 51.5% 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 0.74MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.71MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST31000340NS 1TB is 30.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Seagate ST31000340NS 1TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 47.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 82.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,570 samples)
Min Avg Max
45.9 Read 86.4 107
27.2 Write 82.1 105
27.2 Mixed 47.3 57.7
41.4 SusWrite 82.1 107
54.6% 74.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.71 0.8
1.2 4K Write 1.57 1.8
0.5 4K Mixed 0.74 0.9
141% 1.01 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
931GB free
Firmware: NA06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 108 105 109 109 109 MB/s
Read 108
Write 102
Mixed 55.5
SusWrite 106
68% 92.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
152% 1.07 MB/s
930GB free
Firmware: NA01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 103 103 106 105 105 MB/s
Read 99.7
Write 97.3
Mixed 52
SusWrite 104
65% 88.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
154% 1.1 MB/s
246GB free
Firmware: SN06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 99 97 99 99 100 MB/s
Read 84.3
Write 82.8
Mixed 51.3
SusWrite 98.9
58% 79.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
154% 1.1 MB/s
221GB free
Firmware: NA06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 91 90 92 92 91 MB/s
Read 85
Write 81.6
Mixed 47.7
SusWrite 90.9
56% 76.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
139% 1 MB/s
200GB free
Firmware: SN06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 71 69 70 69 68 MB/s
Read 98.6
Write 103
Mixed 51.1
SusWrite 69.1
59% 80.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
232GB free
Firmware: SN06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 75 80 80 80 77 MB/s
Read 84.4
Write 82.3
Mixed 48.6
SusWrite 78.2
54% 73.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
154% 1.1 MB/s
234GB free
Firmware: SN06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 78 79 79 79 77 MB/s
Read 82.3
Write 83
Mixed 50.1
SusWrite 78.5
54% 73.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
154% 1.1 MB/s
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Typical ST31000340NS 1TB Builds (Compare 38,488 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 64%
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Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $329

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