Average Bench: 45% (410th of 1015)

Based on 768 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate BUP SL

Below average average bench

The Seagate BUP SL 4TB averaged 54.9% 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 Write Speed 3.69MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.56MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate BUP SL 4TB is 54.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate BUP SL 4TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 60.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 71.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 768 samples)
Min Avg Max
22.4 Read 71.2 107
17.2 Write 83.1 129
23.2 Mixed 60.7 90
15.3 SusWrite 84.7 132
55.3% 74.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 1.06 2.3
0.43 4K Write 3.69 5
0.2 4K Mixed 0.56 0.8
174% 1.77 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 135 135 135 134 134 MB/s
Read 101
Write 118
Mixed 75.3
SusWrite 130
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 3.8
4K Mixed 0.7
194% 1.87 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 120 126 127 127 126 MB/s
Read 97
Write 124
Mixed 59.2
SusWrite 125
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 3.8
4K Mixed 0.7
194% 1.87 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 0109
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 119 121 128 129 124 MB/s
Read 73.8
Write 108
Mixed 76
SusWrite 124
70% 95.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3.7
4K Mixed 0.6
164% 1.67 MB/s
855GB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 99 96 99 100 100 MB/s
Read 71.4
Write 8.6
Mixed 75.3
SusWrite 97.5
47% 63.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 0.4
180% 2 MB/s
605GB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 74 76 78 77 76 MB/s
Read 61.6
Write 85.6
Mixed 77.8
SusWrite 75.7
56% 75.2 MB/s
4K Read 2.1
4K Write 4.6
4K Mixed 0.4
217% 2.37 MB/s
791GB free
Firmware: 0108
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 44 44 44 44 45 MB/s
Read 22.5
Write 43.5
Mixed 24.8
SusWrite 45.8
25% 34.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.3
71% 0.7 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,347,543 HDDs tested.

Typical BUP SL 4TB Builds (Compare 15,302 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

System: Dell XPS 15 9560 - $1,170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Total price: $1,170

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