Average Bench: 63.6% (172nd of 1015)

Based on 7,970 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate Backup+ Hub BK

Above average average bench

The Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 4TB averaged 36.3% 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 Read Speed 2.53MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.64MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 4TB is 83%. 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 72.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 101MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,970 samples)
Min Avg Max
30.1 Read 101 173
24.6 Write 105 159
25.2 Mixed 72.8 111
21.1 SusWrite 120 182
73.4% 99.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 2.53 6.62
1.4 4K Write 3.32 4.93
0.4 4K Mixed 0.64 0.8
238% 2.16 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: 158 147 148 163 167 175 MB/s
Read 139
Write 116
Mixed 63.8
SusWrite 160
87% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 0.97 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 117 116 121 122 131 MB/s
Read 119
Write 144
Mixed 75.6
SusWrite 120
84% 115 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 0.6
199% 2.03 MB/s
90GB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 84 81 83 81 80 MB/s
Read 87.6
Write 77.2
Mixed 85.9
SusWrite 80.8
62% 82.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 0.6
224% 2.23 MB/s
166GB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 83 77 85 85 83 MB/s
Read 69
Write 91.7
Mixed 79.6
SusWrite 77.4
59% 79.4 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 0.5
204% 2.17 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 28 28 29 29 29 29 MB/s
Read 52.8
Write 28.8
Mixed 26.3
SusWrite 28.3
25% 34 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.8
167% 1 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 40 40 40 41 41 MB/s
Read 35.7
Write 37.8
Mixed 32.1
SusWrite 40.4
27% 36.5 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
164% 1.17 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,554,868 HDDs tested.

Typical Backup+ Hub BK 4TB Builds (Compare 17,120 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 126%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 130%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $203

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,124

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