Average Bench: 62.8% (179th of 1015)

Based on 2,886 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate Backup+ Hub BK

Above average average bench

The Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 4TB averaged 37.2% 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 Read Speed 1.94MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.66MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 4TB is 85.3%. 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 66.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 101MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,886 samples)
Min Avg Max
26.5 Read 104 177
24.1 Write 101 162
24.5 Mixed 66.6 108
21.2 SusWrite 114 182
70.9% 96.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 1.94 5.9
0.5 4K Write 2.89 4.7
0.4 4K Mixed 0.66 0.9
207% 1.83 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3.5TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 170 171 171 170 174 MB/s
Read 175
Write 174
Mixed 73.5
SusWrite 170
108% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
161% 1.27 MB/s
233GB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 154 157 156 156 157 MB/s
Read 153
Write 124
Mixed 74
SusWrite 154
92% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
164% 1.17 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 140 152 141 143 145 MB/s
Read 89.2
Write 101
Mixed 64.2
SusWrite 143
73% 99.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 4.6
4K Mixed 0.4
167% 1.97 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 38 38 38 38 38 MB/s
Read 41.2
Write 37.5
Mixed 33
SusWrite 38.1
28% 37.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
159% 1.23 MB/s
558GB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 45 50 49 46 55 52 MB/s
Read 12.7
Write 23.2
Mixed 32.2
SusWrite 49.3
22% 29.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.2
85% 1.03 MB/s
830GB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 14 13 14 13 14 14 MB/s
Read 26.5
Write 21
Mixed 27.2
SusWrite 13.7
17% 22.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.2
36% 0.23 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,989,650 HDDs tested.

Typical Backup+ Hub BK 4TB Builds (Compare 26,976 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 101%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME X470-PRO - $133

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $809

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