Average Bench: 45.2% (405th of 1015)

Based on 280 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate Ultra Slim PL

Below average average bench

The Seagate Ultra Slim PL 1TB averaged 54.7% 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 0.48MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.52MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Ultra Slim PL 1TB is 53.7%. 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 73.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 64.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 280 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.5 Read 73.6 119
26.5 Write 86.8 136
22.3 Mixed 64.1 103
25.2 SusWrite 83.7 130
57% 77.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 1.1 2
0.43 4K Write 2.52 3.94
0.1 4K Mixed 0.48 0.8
146% 1.37 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
397GB free
Firmware: 0108
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 135 137 140 140 141 MB/s
Read 131
Write 131
Mixed 77.6
SusWrite 138
88% 119 MB/s
4K Read 2.1
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
212% 1.6 MB/s
713GB free
Firmware: 0108
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 127 127 126 122 123 MB/s
Read 76.8
Write 125
Mixed 87.5
SusWrite 124
76% 103 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 0.6
196% 1.87 MB/s
380GB free
Firmware: 0109
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 105 106 106 106 105 MB/s
Read 74.2
Write 116
Mixed 85.7
SusWrite 105
70% 95.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 0.6
187% 1.73 MB/s
528GB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 111 109 111 112 111 MB/s
Read 62.2
Write 112
Mixed 47.3
SusWrite 110
61% 83 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
95% 0.63 MB/s
718GB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 15 15 16 15 16 16 MB/s
Read 132
Write 16.8
Mixed 31.2
SusWrite 15.6
36% 49 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.2
72% 0.5 MB/s
716GB free
Firmware: 0109
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 42 40 41 41 42 MB/s
Read 34.5
Write 41
Mixed 34.2
SusWrite 40.8
28% 37.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 0.7
189% 1.73 MB/s
529GB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 31 31 31 30 32 32 MB/s
Read 19.5
Write 15
Mixed 27.5
SusWrite 31.2
18% 23.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.4
85% 0.73 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,460,847 HDDs tested.

Typical Ultra Slim PL 1TB Builds (Compare 561 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

System: Dell Inspiron 13-5368

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