Average Bench: 38.6% (535th of 1015)

Based on 346 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate BUP Slim BK

Poor average bench

The Seagate BUP Slim BK 500GB averaged 61.3% 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 0.33MB/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 51MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 346 samples)
Min Avg Max
28.9 Read 68.8 111
25.7 Write 64.9 103
22.7 Mixed 51 96
23.5 SusWrite 67.6 109
46.6% 63.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.23 4K Read 0.44 0.5
0.36 4K Write 0.66 0.82
0.11 4K Mixed 0.33 0.6
67% 0.48 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
160GB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 96 97 97 97 97 MB/s
Read 84.5
Write 82.7
Mixed 47
SusWrite 96.7
57% 77.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.5
89% 0.57 MB/s
93GB free
Firmware: 0938
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 63 62 63 63 63 MB/s
Read 65
Write 66.2
Mixed 38
SusWrite 63
43% 58 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.4
74% 0.47 MB/s
284GB free
Firmware: 0302
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 42 42 42 42 42 MB/s
Read 40.8
Write 41.2
Mixed 31
SusWrite 41.7
28% 38.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.5
89% 0.57 MB/s
291GB free
Firmware: 0938
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 41 39 41 40 41 MB/s
Read 37.5
Write 40.5
Mixed 30
SusWrite 40.2
27% 37 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.6
102% 0.63 MB/s
15GB free
Firmware: 0938
SusWrite @10s intervals: 19 20 20 20 20 20 MB/s
Read 34.9
Write 34.3
Mixed 25.2
SusWrite 19.9
21% 28.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.4
74% 0.47 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,112,508 HDDs tested.

Typical BUP Slim BK 500GB Builds (Compare 20,147 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $380

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,414

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