Average Bench: 65.2% (169th of 1015)

Based on 6,236 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate Backup+ Hub BK

Above average average bench

The Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 4TB averaged 34.8% 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 Read Speed 2.24MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.65MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 4TB is 82.1%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 4TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 70.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 104MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,236 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.7 Read 106 174
23.9 Write 104 158
24.7 Mixed 70.3 109
20.7 SusWrite 120 182
73.6% 100 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 2.24 6.34
0.98 4K Write 3.19 5
0.4 4K Mixed 0.65 0.9
225% 2.03 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
509GB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 177 179 177 178 177 MB/s
Read 149
Write 148
Mixed 70.9
SusWrite 175
99% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.07 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 166 165 155 158 168 MB/s
Read 159
Write 133
Mixed 73.2
SusWrite 162
96% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 127 130 133 132 143 MB/s
Read 142
Write 104
Mixed 64.4
SusWrite 132
81% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 150 146 144 143 144 MB/s
Read 122
Write 148
Mixed 110
SusWrite 145
97% 131 MB/s
4K Read 3.9
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 0.6
305% 2.87 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 144 143 144 143 146 MB/s
Read 94.4
Write 70.3
Mixed 58.7
SusWrite 144
67% 91.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 0.97 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 23 17 19 18 19 20 MB/s
Read 91.6
Write 27.2
Mixed 35.9
SusWrite 19.3
32% 43.5 MB/s
4K Read 3.2
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.3
168% 1.2 MB/s
961GB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 40 40 40 41 41 MB/s
Read 33.3
Write 33.9
Mixed 33.8
SusWrite 40.5
26% 35.4 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 0.4
180% 2.03 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 39,053,254 HDDs tested.

Typical Backup+ Hub BK 4TB Builds (Compare 63,801 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $191

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $1,216

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