Average Bench: 48.6% (329th of 1015)

Based on 4,499 user benchmarks.  Models: ST31000340NS, ST310003 40NS, SEAGATE ST31000340NS, ST310003 ST31000340NS

Below average average bench

The Seagate ST31000340NS 1TB averaged 51.3% 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 0.74MB/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 30.3%. 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 47MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 80.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,499 samples)
Min Avg Max
44.6 Read 86.2 108
19.2 Write 80.9 105
22.4 Mixed 47 57.6
51.1 SusWrite 83.1 106
54.5% 74.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.71 0.8
1.1 4K Write 1.58 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%
710GB free
Firmware: 300F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 104 105 104 106 105 MB/s
Read 107
Write 108
Mixed 54.5
SusWrite 105
68% 93.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
152% 1.07 MB/s
874GB free
Firmware: NA06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 100 102 102 101 101 MB/s
Read 106
Write 98.3
Mixed 53.1
SusWrite 101
66% 89.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
152% 1.07 MB/s
930GB free
Firmware: SN06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 100 99 102 102 102 MB/s
Read 99.1
Write 91.7
Mixed 51.1
SusWrite 100
63% 85.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
144% 1.1 MB/s
912GB free (System drive)
Firmware: G005
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 46 88 89 96 97 MB/s
Read 83.5
Write 61.8
Mixed 37.5
SusWrite 81.9
48% 66.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
129% 0.9 MB/s
577GB free
Firmware: SN06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 70 70 71 71 70 MB/s
Read 93.8
Write 97.5
Mixed 53.3
SusWrite 69.7
58% 78.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
129% 0.9 MB/s
900GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SN04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 76 77 63 75 41 MB/s
Read 87.4
Write 59.5
Mixed 46.1
SusWrite 66.1
48% 64.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.4
87% 0.73 MB/s
662GB free (System drive)
Firmware: G005
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 51 62 59 63 71 MB/s
Read 74
Write 71.5
Mixed 42.3
SusWrite 61.1
46% 62.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
107% 0.8 MB/s
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Typical ST31000340NS 1TB Builds (Compare 23,707 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 65%
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Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $323

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