Average Bench: 83.2% (67th of 1015)

more Based on 1,176 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 1.35MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST4000NM0033-9ZM170 4TB is 49.9%. 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 81.9MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 141MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,176 samples)
Min Avg Max
91.9 Read 149 186
87.6 Write 142 179
57.3 Mixed 81.9 98.7
78 SusWrite 141 180
94.1% 128 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.9 4K Read 1.35 1.8
1.6 4K Write 2.23 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: GA0A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 177 180 183 183 183 MB/s
Read 185
Write 178
Mixed 81
SusWrite 180
114% 156 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1.2
266% 2.03 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: GA0A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 178 183 183 183 183 MB/s
Read 187
Write 180
Mixed 88.8
SusWrite 174
115% 157 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 1.1
238% 1.9 MB/s
3.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: SN04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 174 178 180 173 176 MB/s
Read 180
Write 180
Mixed 93.8
SusWrite 176
115% 158 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
228% 1.73 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: SN03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 156 161 158 159 158 MB/s
Read 136
Write 136
Mixed 79.3
SusWrite 158
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1.1
224% 1.57 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: SN03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 148 148 150 147 150 MB/s
Read 101
Write 94.7
Mixed 70.3
SusWrite 147
76% 103 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
202% 1.47 MB/s
19GB free
Firmware: SN04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 112 104 107 109 103 MB/s
Read 124
Write 115
Mixed 73.8
SusWrite 107
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
212% 1.53 MB/s
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Typical ST4000NM0033-9ZM170 4TB Builds (Compare 1,528 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 123%
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Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 110%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus TUF X299 MARK 1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $1,366

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