Average Bench: 45.6% (386th of 1015)

Based on 389,749 user benchmarks.  Models: ST1000LM035-1RK172, ST1000LM ST1000LM035-1RK, ST1000LM035-1RK1, ST1000LM ST1000LM035-1RK1, ST1000LM035-1RK

Below average average bench

The Seagate ST1000LM035-1RK172 1TB averaged 54.3% 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 0.48MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.92MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST1000LM035-1RK172 1TB is 57.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate ST1000LM035-1RK172 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 51.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 72.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 389,749 samples)
Min Avg Max
15.4 Read 72.7 120
22.9 Write 88.1 130
18 Mixed 51.8 67.8
19.2 SusWrite 85.9 130
54.8% 74.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.92 1.7
0.7 4K Write 1.95 4.5
0.1 4K Mixed 0.48 0.9
127% 1.11 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
930GB free
Firmware: SDM2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 108 124 125 129 128 MB/s
Read 122
Write 125
Mixed 50.8
SusWrite 123
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
191% 1.43 MB/s
176GB free
Firmware: SDM3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 101 104 107 107 107 MB/s
Read 76.9
Write 94.6
Mixed 50.9
SusWrite 105
60% 81.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 3.8
4K Mixed 0.6
183% 1.83 MB/s
499GB free
Firmware: LCM2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 100 105 107 106 106 MB/s
Read 72.2
Write 87.5
Mixed 51.5
SusWrite 104
58% 78.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.3
75% 0.6 MB/s
640GB free
Firmware: SDM2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 93 91 93 94 93 MB/s
Read 70.5
Write 74.8
Mixed 56.5
SusWrite 91.9
54% 73.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.7
4K Mixed 0.5
157% 1.67 MB/s
782GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LCM2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 17 16 65 60 66 MB/s
Read 97.8
Write 34.3
Mixed 51.3
SusWrite 49.3
43% 58.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.1
42% 0.33 MB/s
101GB free
Firmware: SDM2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 81 88 88 81 87 MB/s
Read 51.8
Write 85.4
Mixed 59.5
SusWrite 83.3
52% 70 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 4.6
4K Mixed 0.5
178% 2 MB/s
748GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SDM2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 14 28 28 32 31 30 MB/s
Read 18.5
Write 41
Mixed 35.5
SusWrite 27.1
23% 30.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.1
61% 0.8 MB/s
827GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RSM7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 12 17 11 12 13 15 MB/s
Read 17
Write 26.5
Mixed 51
SusWrite 13.3
21% 27 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.2
57% 0.53 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 39,631,365 HDDs tested.

Typical ST1000LM035-1RK172 1TB Builds (Compare 11,326 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Lenovo 80WK

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $30

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 Comments

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Average

19 months ago.

Provides good storage, but loading things can take a while. If only I knew more about PCs at the time we got the laptop.


Average

2 years ago.

Passable storage for laptop


Average

21 months ago.

Kind of slow, to be brutally honest. Boot times for Windows 10 is okay, but you really should opt for a 7.2k RPM drive or a SSD, even. App loading speeds are acceptable once caches start to pile up.


Terrible

4 months ago.

On my Laptop (Lenovo Ideapad 320) it was VERY slow (it's the built in HDD) as I switched to an SSD it felt like a brand new Laptop. The HDD barely even could open the explorer without not responding or right-clicking on the desktop will freeze it for some seconds.


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