Average Bench: 44.8% (410th of 1015)

Based on 3,357 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate BUP Slim SL

Below average average bench

The Seagate BUP Slim SL 2TB averaged 55.2% 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 0.68MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.58MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate BUP Slim SL 2TB is 53.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate BUP Slim SL 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 58.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 74.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,357 samples)
Min Avg Max
25.3 Read 74.8 120
20.7 Write 75.4 131
21.8 Mixed 58.9 97.8
20.4 SusWrite 80.6 127
53.5% 72.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.34 4K Read 0.92 1.8
0.4 4K Write 2.58 4.26
0.2 4K Mixed 0.68 1.1
162% 1.39 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: 0109
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 129 130 129 129 127 MB/s
Read 125
Write 129
Mixed 67.5
SusWrite 129
82% 113 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1
205% 1.43 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 0302
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 101 102 102 102 102 MB/s
Read 106
Write 84
Mixed 63.8
SusWrite 101
65% 88.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.2
214% 1.6 MB/s
912GB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 103 101 100 100 103 MB/s
Read 95.8
Write 98.8
Mixed 85
SusWrite 102
71% 95.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 0.6
181% 1.67 MB/s
71GB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 91 94 88 84 89 MB/s
Read 91.5
Write 64.8
Mixed 52
SusWrite 88.3
54% 74.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 1
214% 1.93 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 0108
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 41 41 41 41 41 MB/s
Read 39.3
Write 31.5
Mixed 35.3
SusWrite 41.1
27% 36.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 0.5
132% 1.33 MB/s
145GB free
Firmware: 0302
SusWrite @10s intervals: 17 18 17 18 18 18 MB/s
Read 33
Write 28.8
Mixed 27.1
SusWrite 17.5
20% 26.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
147% 0.93 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 0143
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 21 25 25 25 26 MB/s
Read 24.2
Write 23.5
Mixed 22
SusWrite 24.5
18% 23.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.6
102% 0.63 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,236,013 HDDs tested.

Typical BUP Slim SL 2TB 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

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