Average Bench: 101% (5th of 1015)

Based on 72 user benchmarks.  Models: ST6000VN0001-1SF17Z, ST6000VN 0001-1SF17Z, ST6000VN0001-1SF

Outstanding average bench

The Seagate ST6000VN0001-1SF17Z 6TB averaged 0.8% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate ST6000VN0001-1SF17Z 6TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.61MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.24MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST6000VN0001-1SF17Z 6TB is 46.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate ST6000VN0001-1SF17Z 6TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 114MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 158MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 72 samples)
Min Avg Max
119 Read 184 239
123 Write 158 192
77.8 Mixed 114 157
113 SusWrite 179 211
117% 159 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.59 4K Read 1.24 1.6
2.07 4K Write 2.74 3.33
0.23 4K Mixed 0.61 1.13
170% 1.53 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3TB free
Firmware: AN02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 198 201 201 200 200 MB/s
Read 188
Write 155
Mixed 95.8
SusWrite 198
117% 159 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
221% 1.73 MB/s
4.5TB free
Firmware: AN02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 173 198 196 200 201 MB/s
Read 188
Write 164
Mixed 90.7
SusWrite 186
115% 157 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1
227% 1.83 MB/s
257GB free
Firmware: AN02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 156 155 198 179 192 MB/s
Read 184
Write 150
Mixed 100
SusWrite 179
112% 153 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.1
234% 1.8 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: AN02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 174 169 171 173 172 MB/s
Read 188
Write 128
Mixed 92
SusWrite 170
106% 144 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1
227% 1.8 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: AN02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 178 176 178 176 177 MB/s
Read 176
Write 115
Mixed 87.3
SusWrite 176
102% 139 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
221% 1.73 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: AN02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 108 121 105 111 128 MB/s
Read 20.9
Write 97.2
Mixed 28.3
SusWrite 116
48% 65.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.4
82% 0.6 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,307,983 HDDs tested.

Typical ST6000VN0001-1SF17Z 6TB Builds (Compare 82 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship

System: Asus Z9PE-D16 Series

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $500

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