Average Bench: 38.3% (542nd of 1015)

Based on 313 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate BUP Slim BK

Poor average bench

The Seagate BUP Slim BK 500GB averaged 61.7% 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 0.31MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.43MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate BUP Slim BK 500GB is 45%. 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 52MB/s
ADVERTISEMENT

Average Bench

(Based on 313 samples)
Min Avg Max
28.6 Read 68.4 111
25.5 Write 64.1 103
22.4 Mixed 52 96.4
20.4 SusWrite 65.9 109
46.3% 62.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.22 4K Read 0.43 0.5
0.36 4K Write 0.66 0.82
0.11 4K Mixed 0.31 0.6
64.5% 0.47 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
204GB free
Firmware: 0302
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 87 89 89 88 89 MB/s
Read 110
Write 91.2
Mixed 52.2
SusWrite 88.2
63% 85.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.6
102% 0.63 MB/s
189GB free
Firmware: 6408
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 96 97 97 99 96 MB/s
Read 102
Write 61.5
Mixed 50.3
SusWrite 96
57% 77.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.5
89% 0.57 MB/s
229GB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 94 94 96 97 95 MB/s
Read 84.2
Write 91
Mixed 48.5
SusWrite 94.8
58% 79.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.6
102% 0.63 MB/s
378GB free
Firmware: 0302
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 94 95 95 95 94 MB/s
Read 84.5
Write 82.8
Mixed 47.7
SusWrite 94.3
57% 77.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.6
102% 0.63 MB/s
141GB free
Firmware: 0302
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 91 92 92 91 92 MB/s
Read 86
Write 87.7
Mixed 46.7
SusWrite 91.3
57% 77.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.6
100% 0.6 MB/s
206GB free
Firmware: 0938
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 70 74 73 74 74 MB/s
Read 104
Write 98.5
Mixed 50.3
SusWrite 72.8
60% 81.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.6
102% 0.63 MB/s
111GB free
Firmware: 0938
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 41 40 41 41 42 MB/s
Read 39
Write 41.3
Mixed 27
SusWrite 41.2
27% 37.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.4
76% 0.5 MB/s
111GB free
Firmware: 0938
SusWrite @10s intervals: 23 21 26 24 24 28 MB/s
Read 32
Write 23
Mixed 21
SusWrite 24.2
18% 25 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
100% 0.63 MB/s
313 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,474,497 HDDs tested.

Typical BUP Slim BK 500GB Builds (Compare 18,289 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $1,250

Popular BUP Slim BK 500GB compatible motherboards:

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) July 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
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $199Nvidia GTX 1070 $400Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $104
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X $252Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $250Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $103
Intel Core i5-9600K $245Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $750Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $70SanDisk Extreme 64GB $128
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $728SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $78SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback