Average Bench: 52.6% (281st of 1015)

Based on 10,250 user benchmarks.  Models: ST31000333AS, ST310003 ST31000333AS, ST 31000333, ST310003 33AS

Average average bench

The Seagate ST31000333AS 1TB averaged 47.4% 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 0.7MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST31000333AS 1TB is 33.6%. 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 51.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 79.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,250 samples)
Min Avg Max
56.5 Read 93.2 118
21.5 Write 79.1 115
36.8 Mixed 51.4 60.5
55.9 SusWrite 89.9 116
57.5% 78.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.7 0.8
1.1 4K Write 1.53 1.8
0.5 4K Mixed 0.8 1
147% 1.01 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
831GB free
Firmware: CC1H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 113 111 114 111 109 MB/s
Read 118
Write 114
Mixed 59.1
SusWrite 112
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
168% 1.2 MB/s
831GB free
Firmware: CC1H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 113 113 112 115 115 MB/s
Read 116
Write 118
Mixed 55.3
SusWrite 113
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 1
176% 1.17 MB/s
263GB free
Firmware: SD35
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 86 87 83 87 87 MB/s
Read 118
Write 30.1
Mixed 58.8
SusWrite 85.9
54% 73.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
156% 1.13 MB/s
528GB free
Firmware: SD35
SusWrite @10s intervals: 11 13 14 13 14 20 MB/s
Read 100
Write 12.7
Mixed 28
SusWrite 13.9
28% 38.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.6
105% 0.6 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,724,093 HDDs tested.

 Prices

AmazonUS $15816 days
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Typical ST31000333AS 1TB Builds (Compare 158 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

System: Medionpc MS-7502

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 38% - Below average Total price: $325

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