Average Bench: 45.3% (404th of 1015)

Based on 348 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate Ultra Slim PL

Below average average bench

The Seagate Ultra Slim PL 1TB averaged 54.6% 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 0.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.55MB/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 72.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 65.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 348 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.4 Read 72.6 120
26.5 Write 88.4 136
22.3 Mixed 65.9 104
26.4 SusWrite 85.3 130
57.8% 78.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.31 4K Read 1.12 2
0.87 4K Write 2.55 3.86
0.14 4K Mixed 0.5 0.8
150% 1.39 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
928GB free
Firmware: 0108
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 140 139 143 141 134 MB/s
Read 143
Write 142
Mixed 85.7
SusWrite 139
94% 127 MB/s
4K Read 2.1
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
223% 1.63 MB/s
799GB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 101 100 100 103 104 MB/s
Read 61.7
Write 92.5
Mixed 88.3
SusWrite 101
64% 85.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.4
100% 0.77 MB/s
23GB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 64 64 64 65 67 MB/s
Read 69.5
Write 118
Mixed 94.7
SusWrite 64.8
65% 86.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.3
82% 0.77 MB/s
51GB free
Firmware: 0109
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 80 84 88 87 87 MB/s
Read 41.6
Write 111
Mixed 85.5
SusWrite 84.5
60% 80.7 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.6
185% 1.53 MB/s
810GB free
Firmware: 0108
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 41 41 41 41 41 MB/s
Read 25.5
Write 37.5
Mixed 34.5
SusWrite 39.6
26% 34.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 0.7
183% 1.67 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,166,939 HDDs tested.

Typical Ultra Slim PL 1TB Builds (Compare 628 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

System: Dell Inspiron 13-5368

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