Average Bench: 51.7% (290th of 1015)

Based on 8,561 user benchmarks.  Models: ST31000333AS, ST310003 ST31000333AS, ST 31000333, ST310003 33AS

Average average bench

The Seagate ST31000333AS 1TB averaged 48.3% 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 0.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.69MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST31000333AS 1TB is 34.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Seagate ST31000333AS 1TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 50.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 78MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,561 samples)
Min Avg Max
50.7 Read 91 118
22.4 Write 78 114
37.6 Mixed 50.7 59.7
52.6 SusWrite 88.9 117
56.6% 77.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.69 0.8
1.1 4K Write 1.51 1.8
0.5 4K Mixed 0.8 1
146% 1 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
931GB free
Firmware: CC1H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 116 118 115 117 115 MB/s
Read 115
Write 114
Mixed 61.2
SusWrite 116
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1
176% 1.2 MB/s
412GB free
Firmware: CC1F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 92 92 92 91 92 MB/s
Read 113
Write 109
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 91.4
68% 93.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1
174% 1.13 MB/s
62GB free
Firmware: CC3H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 114 114 118 105 107 MB/s
Read 85.2
Write 93
Mixed 51.5
SusWrite 110
62% 85 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
161% 1.07 MB/s
393GB free
Firmware: CC3H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 92 91 93 92 92 MB/s
Read 91.2
Write 96.4
Mixed 56.5
SusWrite 91.9
62% 84 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 1
172% 1.1 MB/s
698GB free
Firmware: CC1H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 64 65 65 65 65 MB/s
Read 96
Write 93
Mixed 54.5
SusWrite 64.4
57% 77 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
156% 1.07 MB/s
312GB free
Firmware: CC1F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 97 97 98 97 97 MB/s
Read 63
Write 68.3
Mixed 50.2
SusWrite 97.5
51% 69.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
118% 0.8 MB/s
111GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC1H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 51 46 36 54 80 75 MB/s
Read 95.5
Write 73.3
Mixed 52.3
SusWrite 57.1
51% 69.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
10GB free
Firmware: CC1H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 70 70 61 60 69 MB/s
Read 60.3
Write 56.2
Mixed 45.9
SusWrite 66.3
42% 57.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
107% 0.77 MB/s
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Typical ST31000333AS 1TB Builds (Compare 47,687 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $451

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