Average Bench: 44.7% (414th of 1015)

Based on 535 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate Ultra Slim PL

Below average average bench

The Seagate Ultra Slim PL 1TB averaged 55.3% 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 0.53MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.16MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Ultra Slim PL 1TB is 54.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate Ultra Slim PL 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 70.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 66.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 535 samples)
Min Avg Max
26.6 Read 70.4 119
26.2 Write 88.7 137
22.4 Mixed 66.7 104
23.5 SusWrite 84.5 130
57.4% 77.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.37 4K Read 1.16 2
1 4K Write 2.55 3.79
0.14 4K Mixed 0.53 0.8
154% 1.41 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
924GB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 134 134 134 136 127 MB/s
Read 114
Write 125
Mixed 67.6
SusWrite 133
80% 110 MB/s
4K Read 2.2
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
203% 1.4 MB/s
691GB free
Firmware: 0109
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 120 123 123 125 124 MB/s
Read 87.5
Write 107
Mixed 91.8
SusWrite 122
76% 102 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 0.2
156% 1.77 MB/s
209GB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 104 103 106 109 109 MB/s
Read 95.7
Write 126
Mixed 93.8
SusWrite 106
78% 105 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
167% 1.13 MB/s
828GB free
Firmware: 0108
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 125 127 132 133 134 MB/s
Read 68.3
Write 148
Mixed 108
SusWrite 127
84% 113 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 0.8
205% 1.73 MB/s
587GB free
Firmware: 0108
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 90 88 90 91 91 MB/s
Read 74.7
Write 118
Mixed 97.6
SusWrite 90.5
71% 95.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.6
167% 1.5 MB/s
149GB free
Firmware: 0108
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 61 64 63 64 63 MB/s
Read 56
Write 117
Mixed 96.7
SusWrite 64
62% 83.3 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.5
136% 1.2 MB/s
770GB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 61 61 63 63 62 MB/s
Read 45
Write 61.7
Mixed 62.2
SusWrite 61.9
43% 57.7 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.4
110% 0.9 MB/s
301GB free
Firmware: 0108
SusWrite @10s intervals: 15 16 15 16 15 16 MB/s
Read 25
Write 29.7
Mixed 27.7
SusWrite 15.5
18% 24.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.4
122% 1.23 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 30,841,633 HDDs tested.

Typical Ultra Slim PL 1TB Builds (Compare 63 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: Asus K401UQK

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