Average Bench: 83.2% (66th of 1015)

more Based on 1,315 user benchmarks.  Models: ST4000NM0033-9ZM170, ST4000NM ST4000NM0033, ST4000NM 0033-9ZM170, ST4000NM ST4000NM0033-9ZM, ST4000NM 0033, ST4000NM0033-9ZM

Very good average bench

The Seagate ST4000NM0033-9ZM170 4TB averaged just 16.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate ST4000NM0033-9ZM170 4TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 1.01MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.34MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST4000NM0033-9ZM170 4TB is 48.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate ST4000NM0033-9ZM170 4TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 82.2MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 141MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,315 samples)
Min Avg Max
91.2 Read 149 186
86.3 Write 142 179
60.6 Mixed 82.2 99.2
84 SusWrite 141 180
94.1% 128 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.9 4K Read 1.34 1.7
1.6 4K Write 2.24 3.1
0.8 4K Mixed 1.01 1.2
209% 1.53 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3.5TB free
Firmware: EN07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 183 183 183 184 182 MB/s
Read 190
Write 180
Mixed 90
SusWrite 183
118% 161 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.1
230% 1.77 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: SN04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 148 147 149 149 151 MB/s
Read 145
Write 134
Mixed 89.5
SusWrite 149
95% 129 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1.1
205% 1.4 MB/s
449GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SN04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 85 91 94 91 92 MB/s
Read 173
Write 164
Mixed 87.7
SusWrite 91.2
95% 129 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.2
243% 1.7 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: GA0A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 107 111 111 112 112 MB/s
Read 141
Write 128
Mixed 79.3
SusWrite 110
84% 115 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
195% 1.43 MB/s
442GB free
Firmware: SND3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 102 104 104 104 98 MB/s
Read 146
Write 142
Mixed 91.8
SusWrite 102
89% 120 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
208% 1.53 MB/s
829GB free
Firmware: SN03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 111 114 112 113 111 MB/s
Read 122
Write 109
Mixed 72.5
SusWrite 112
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.1
227% 1.67 MB/s
25GB free
Firmware: SN04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 84 88 88 85 85 MB/s
Read 82.8
Write 80.8
Mixed 66.1
SusWrite 86.1
58% 79 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
183% 1.33 MB/s
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Typical ST4000NM0033-9ZM170 4TB Builds (Compare 1,636 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 110%
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Desktop
Desktop 110%
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Workstation
Workstation 105%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus TUF X299 MARK 1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Average Total price: $1,408

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