Average Bench: 85.4% (50th of 1014)

more Based on 1,600 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 14.5% 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

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST4000NM0033-9ZM170 4TB is 53.9%. 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 84.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 145MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,600 samples)
Min Avg Max
91.5 Read 153 187
75.2 Write 145 182
51.3 Mixed 84.6 102
65.2 SusWrite 145 183
96.6% 132 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1 4K Read 1.34 1.7
1.4 4K Write 2.27 3.2
0.8 4K Mixed 1.01 1.2
210% 1.54 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3TB free
Firmware: SN04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 168 170 171 170 172 MB/s
Read 180
Write 171
Mixed 97.3
SusWrite 170
113% 155 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.2
238% 1.67 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: GA0D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 174 171 169 175 175 MB/s
Read 176
Write 174
Mixed 85.7
SusWrite 172
111% 152 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
201% 1.53 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: SN07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 157 158 160 155 159 MB/s
Read 167
Write 168
Mixed 86
SusWrite 156
106% 144 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
198% 1.4 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: GA67
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 164 163 164 160 164 MB/s
Read 148
Write 145
Mixed 99.5
SusWrite 162
102% 139 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.9
198% 1.57 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: SN06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 141 134 140 143 139 MB/s
Read 146
Write 143
Mixed 78.5
SusWrite 139
93% 126 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
204% 1.47 MB/s
621GB free
Firmware: GA6A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 135 139 134 131 142 MB/s
Read 132
Write 132
Mixed 93.2
SusWrite 136
91% 123 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.1
213% 1.5 MB/s
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Typical ST4000NM0033-9ZM170 4TB Builds (Compare 2,040 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 103%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus TUF X299 MARK 1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Above average Total price: $1,514

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