Average Bench: 97.3% (6th of 1015)

Based on 143 user benchmarks.  Models: ST6000VN0001-1SF17Z, ST6000VN 0001-1SF17Z, ST6000VN0001-1SF

Excellent average bench

The Seagate ST6000VN0001-1SF17Z 6TB averaged just 2.7% lower 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 0.79MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.32MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST6000VN0001-1SF17Z 6TB is 50.4%. 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 100MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 150MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 143 samples)
Min Avg Max
109 Read 175 223
95.8 Write 150 192
67.7 Mixed 100 154
107 SusWrite 166 206
109% 148 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.67 4K Read 1.32 1.6
2.09 4K Write 2.76 3.3
0.26 4K Mixed 0.79 1.18
194% 1.62 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
273GB free
Firmware: AN02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 202 202 201 200 200 MB/s
Read 174
Write 164
Mixed 88.9
SusWrite 200
115% 157 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.1
243% 1.87 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: AN02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 178 181 181 183 183 MB/s
Read 186
Write 130
Mixed 85.5
SusWrite 181
106% 145 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 0.9
216% 1.77 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: AN02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 178 181 181 179 181 MB/s
Read 172
Write 145
Mixed 83.1
SusWrite 180
106% 145 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1
233% 1.87 MB/s
422GB free
Firmware: AN02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 117 116 117 116 117 MB/s
Read 163
Write 151
Mixed 86.3
SusWrite 116
95% 129 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 0.9
212% 1.73 MB/s
426GB free
Firmware: AN02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 116 117 117 116 117 MB/s
Read 151
Write 153
Mixed 89.2
SusWrite 117
94% 128 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 0.8
205% 1.77 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 32,988,247 HDDs tested.

Typical ST6000VN0001-1SF17Z 6TB Builds (Compare 185 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Professional

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $521

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