Average Bench: 46% (389th of 1015)

Based on 653 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate BUP SL

Below average average bench

The Seagate BUP SL 4TB averaged 54.0% 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 Write Speed 3.87MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.54MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate BUP SL 4TB is 54.4%. 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 61.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 74.8MB/s
ADVERTISEMENT

Average Bench

(Based on 653 samples)
Min Avg Max
25.7 Read 74.8 116
20.7 Write 82.6 128
23.5 Mixed 61.6 91.8
15.1 SusWrite 84.5 132
56.1% 75.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 1.05 2.2
0.88 4K Write 3.87 5.9
0.2 4K Mixed 0.54 0.8
175% 1.82 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3TB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 122 124 129 134 129 MB/s
Read 90.5
Write 121
Mixed 73.9
SusWrite 127
76% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 4
4K Mixed 0.6
174% 1.8 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 112 114 114 114 116 MB/s
Read 92.5
Write 117
Mixed 62.3
SusWrite 108
70% 94.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.7
4K Mixed 0.6
173% 1.73 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0108
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 121 121 117 120 124 MB/s
Read 76
Write 109
Mixed 77.8
SusWrite 121
71% 95.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 0.6
176% 1.83 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 95 95 94 94 95 MB/s
Read 85.5
Write 98.7
Mixed 77.5
SusWrite 95
66% 89.2 MB/s
4K Read 2
4K Write 4.7
4K Mixed 0.5
226% 2.4 MB/s
798GB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 72 74 81 81 81 MB/s
Read 80.3
Write 102
Mixed 77
SusWrite 77.2
62% 84 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 5.6
4K Mixed 0.5
226% 2.57 MB/s
682GB free
Firmware: 0109
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 80 82 85 88 83 MB/s
Read 67.2
Write 78.2
Mixed 70.5
SusWrite 81.8
55% 74.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.7
4K Mixed 0.5
157% 1.67 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 0108
SusWrite @10s intervals: 23 20 20 19 21 20 MB/s
Read 14.5
Write 20.5
Mixed 17.8
SusWrite 20.6
14% 18.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.2
34% 0.23 MB/s
653 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,235,298 HDDs tested.

Typical BUP SL 4TB Builds (Compare 14,245 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 - $1,120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Total price: $1,120

Popular BUP SL 4TB systems:

How Fast Is Your HDD? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchMark.
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
  • - Explore your best upgrade options with a virtual PC build.
  • - Compare your in-game FPS to other users with your hardware.
  • - Share your opinion by voting.
Hard Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) August 2019 HDD Rankings.

We calculate effective speed which measures performance for typical consumers. Effective speed is adjusted by current cost per GB to yield value for money. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top HDDs. [HDrivePro]

ADVERTISEMENT

Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

 Comments

1015 Drives (Compared) Thousands of user benchmarks compiled into one comparison list.

See how consistently different HDDs perform with varying real world conditions. The charts also illustrate overall performance, popularity and rank.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $143Nvidia GTX 1660 $220Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $86
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $198Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $102
Intel Core i5-9600K $219AMD RX 580 $167Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $75SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $42G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $695SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback