Average Bench: 49.8% (315th of 1014)

Based on 33,501 user benchmarks.  Models: ST1000LM048-2E7172, ST1000LM ST1000LM048-2E71, ST1000LM048-2E71, ST1000LM048-2E7, ST1000LM 048-2E7172

Below average average bench

The Seagate ST1000LM048-2E7172 1TB averaged 50.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.56MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 3.06MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST1000LM048-2E7172 1TB is 46.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate ST1000LM048-2E7172 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 55.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 74.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 33,501 samples)
Min Avg Max
34 Read 74.9 121
36.2 Write 96.5 132
31.5 Mixed 55.2 68.2
39.8 SusWrite 97.8 131
59.6% 81.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.97 1.8
1.2 4K Write 3.06 4.8
0.1 4K Mixed 0.56 0.9
159% 1.53 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
699GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 123 123 119 125 124 MB/s
Read 74.4
Write 120
Mixed 59.4
SusWrite 122
69% 93.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 0.3
163% 1.9 MB/s
629GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 113 112 114 115 116 MB/s
Read 81.2
Write 116
Mixed 57.2
SusWrite 113
67% 91.8 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.8
4K Mixed 0.7
190% 1.83 MB/s
739GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 131 129 133 132 130 MB/s
Read 31.8
Write 31.2
Mixed 41.5
SusWrite 131
43% 58.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
159% 1.07 MB/s
668GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 74 47 59 83 95 MB/s
Read 89.8
Write 112
Mixed 81
SusWrite 67.5
65% 87.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.5
109% 0.83 MB/s
135GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 79 77 84 83 86 MB/s
Read 72.7
Write 113
Mixed 57.2
SusWrite 80.8
60% 80.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
153% 1.3 MB/s
72GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 87 95 96 87 85 MB/s
Read 62.5
Write 93.5
Mixed 55
SusWrite 88.8
55% 74.9 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 0.5
158% 1.6 MB/s
503GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 26 41 22 70 88 101 MB/s
Read 32.2
Write 99.7
Mixed 3.5
SusWrite 57.9
35% 48.3 MB/s
4K Read 0
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.1
32% 0.4 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 25,137,037 HDDs tested.

Typical ST1000LM048-2E7172 1TB Builds (Compare 11,501 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI MS-16J9

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