Average Bench: 41.2% (479th of 1015)

Based on 5,295 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate M3 Portable

Below average average bench

The Seagate M3 Portable 1TB averaged 58.8% 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 0.59MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.11MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate M3 Portable 1TB is 49.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate M3 Portable 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 63.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 66.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,295 samples)
Min Avg Max
25.4 Read 63.3 110
23.7 Write 83.4 136
22.5 Mixed 66.7 106
25.6 SusWrite 79.6 127
54.3% 73.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 1.11 2
0.5 4K Write 2.34 3.5
0.2 4K Mixed 0.59 0.9
155% 1.35 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
926GB free
Firmware: 9300
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 126 126 124 123 121 MB/s
Read 116
Write 134
Mixed 72.1
SusWrite 124
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 2.1
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
210% 1.57 MB/s
653GB free
Firmware: 0710
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 122 118 120 122 120 MB/s
Read 106
Write 100
Mixed 97.6
SusWrite 121
79% 106 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
144% 1 MB/s
757GB free
Firmware: 0708
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 120 119 120 112 115 MB/s
Read 85.6
Write 136
Mixed 81.9
SusWrite 117
78% 105 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.2
106% 1 MB/s
412GB free
Firmware: 0708
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 105 101 97 95 98 MB/s
Read 83.4
Write 136
Mixed 108
SusWrite 99.8
80% 107 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
192% 1.5 MB/s
341GB free
Firmware: 0710
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 90 93 93 93 90 MB/s
Read 60.1
Write 90.5
Mixed 97.4
SusWrite 90.9
63% 84.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 0.6
165% 1.6 MB/s
122GB free
Firmware: 1306
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 34 35 34 35 36 MB/s
Read 55.3
Write 29.4
Mixed 26.7
SusWrite 34.5
27% 36.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.8 MB/s
666GB free
Firmware: 9300
SusWrite @10s intervals: 25 25 25 25 25 25 MB/s
Read 25.6
Write 28.7
Mixed 25.7
SusWrite 25.2
20% 26.3 MB/s
4K Read 3.1
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.5
190% 1.3 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 53,564,991 HDDs tested

Typical M3 Portable 1TB Builds (Compare 3,684 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 150%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 150%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z590 GAMING PLUS (MS-7D07)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 118% - Outstanding Total price: $658

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