Average Bench: 89.8% (28th of 1015)

Based on 255 user benchmarks.  Models: ST5000DM002-1XY17X, ST5000DM002-1XY1, ST5000DM 002-1XY17X

Very good average bench

The Seagate Desktop HDD 5TB (2015) averaged just 10.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate Desktop HDD 5TB (2015) near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.73MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.09MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Desktop HDD 5TB (2015) is 56%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate Desktop HDD 5TB (2015) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 96.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 140MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 255 samples)
Min Avg Max
102 Read 162 209
75.8 Write 140 192
36.5 Mixed 96.8 170
81.1 SusWrite 150 206
101% 137 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.43 4K Read 1.09 1.4
1 4K Write 2 2.4
0.26 4K Mixed 0.73 1.1
163% 1.27 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3.5TB free
Firmware: CC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 200 201 198 202 202 MB/s
Read 190
Write 153
Mixed 88.1
SusWrite 200
115% 158 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1.1
215% 1.5 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: CC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 201 201 202 203 202 MB/s
Read 186
Write 153
Mixed 89.3
SusWrite 201
115% 157 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.7
174% 1.43 MB/s
994GB free
Firmware: CC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 170 172 173 172 172 MB/s
Read 193
Write 198
Mixed 84.4
SusWrite 170
118% 161 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.8
189% 1.53 MB/s
4.5TB free
Firmware: CC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 167 167 171 165 162 MB/s
Read 165
Write 150
Mixed 89.5
SusWrite 164
104% 142 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1.1
201% 1.33 MB/s
205GB free
Firmware: CC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 133 132 130 133 132 MB/s
Read 133
Write 107
Mixed 80.5
SusWrite 132
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
185% 1.33 MB/s
167GB free
Firmware: CC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 131 130 123 130 131 MB/s
Read 129
Write 103
Mixed 75.7
SusWrite 129
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
202% 1.43 MB/s
372GB free
Firmware: CC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 102 105 112 108 109 MB/s
Read 151
Write 115
Mixed 80.7
SusWrite 105
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
195% 1.43 MB/s
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Desktop 95%
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Workstation 205%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte X570 AORUS MASTER - $350

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