Average Bench: 38.2% (544th of 1015)

Based on 379 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate BUP Slim BK

Poor average bench

The Seagate BUP Slim BK 500GB averaged 61.8% 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 0.35MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.44MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate BUP Slim BK 500GB is 45.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate BUP Slim BK 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 0.66MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 49.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 379 samples)
Min Avg Max
28 Read 67.7 111
25.7 Write 64.2 103
22.1 Mixed 49.6 95
24.8 SusWrite 66.2 109
45.7% 61.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.23 4K Read 0.44 0.5
0.37 4K Write 0.66 0.82
0.12 4K Mixed 0.35 0.6
68.9% 0.48 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
280GB free
Firmware: 0302
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 76 75 75 77 77 MB/s
Read 67.3
Write 69.5
Mixed 42.8
SusWrite 75.4
47% 63.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.5
88% 0.53 MB/s
302GB free
Firmware: 0302
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 101 102 101 102 102 MB/s
Read 17
Write 96
Mixed 17.5
SusWrite 102
42% 58 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.3
54% 0.43 MB/s
439GB free
Firmware: 0302
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 41 42 42 42 42 MB/s
Read 37.5
Write 39
Mixed 28.8
SusWrite 41.4
27% 36.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.5
85% 0.53 MB/s
214GB free
Firmware: 0302
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 40 41 42 40 41 MB/s
Read 38.5
Write 38.2
Mixed 28.7
SusWrite 40.2
27% 36.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.6
96% 0.57 MB/s
182GB free
Firmware: 0938
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 39 39 41 42 42 MB/s
Read 36.3
Write 36.7
Mixed 26.3
SusWrite 40.6
26% 35 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.5
86% 0.5 MB/s
81GB free
Firmware: 0938
SusWrite @10s intervals: 35 38 37 38 39 38 MB/s
Read 34.5
Write 35.5
Mixed 27
SusWrite 37.4
25% 33.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.5
88% 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 23,216,427 HDDs tested.

Typical BUP Slim BK 500GB Builds (Compare 21,597 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $199

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,288

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