Average Bench: 62% (180th of 1015)

Based on 1,528 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate Backup+ Desk

Above average average bench

The Seagate Backup+ Desk 2TB averaged 38.0% 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 0.71MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 3.76MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Backup+ Desk 2TB is 86.5%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Seagate Backup+ Desk 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 56.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 91.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,528 samples)
Min Avg Max
27 Read 106 180
22 Write 91.1 150
21.3 Mixed 56.5 81
18.7 SusWrite 110 182
66.5% 90.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.59 0.8
0.8 4K Write 3.76 7.5
0.5 4K Mixed 0.71 1
173% 1.69 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: 050B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 199 199 199 198 199 MB/s
Read 188
Write 145
Mixed 83.5
SusWrite 197
112% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0508
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 170 195 198 175 171 MB/s
Read 170
Write 129
Mixed 70.8
SusWrite 179
100% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
131% 0.9 MB/s
802GB free
Firmware: 050B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 120 122 122 122 122 MB/s
Read 109
Write 128
Mixed 65.2
SusWrite 120
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 7.4
4K Mixed 0.7
232% 2.83 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0508
SusWrite @10s intervals: 12 51 133 69 116 102 MB/s
Read 29.3
Write 11.2
Mixed 38.8
SusWrite 80.6
30% 40 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.6
92% 0.53 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,354,580 HDDs tested.

Typical Backup+ Desk 2TB Builds (Compare 5,318 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: HP Compaq Elite 8300 CMT

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $326

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