Average Bench: 50% (311th of 1015)

Based on 29,371 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 50.0% 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 0.57MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.97MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST1000LM048-2E7172 1TB is 50.5%. 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 53MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 76.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 29,371 samples)
Min Avg Max
26.2 Read 76.8 122
30.2 Write 97.5 133
19.4 Mixed 53 67.6
35.5 SusWrite 96.6 132
59.4% 81 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 1.01 1.8
0.7 4K Write 2.97 4.8
0.1 4K Mixed 0.57 0.9
160% 1.52 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
930GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 133 131 134 135 134 MB/s
Read 118
Write 119
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 133
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
214% 1.57 MB/s
565GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 123 120 123 130 125 MB/s
Read 84.7
Write 105
Mixed 64.7
SusWrite 123
69% 94.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 4.7
4K Mixed 0.6
191% 2.07 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 125 119 124 123 123 MB/s
Read 75.1
Write 119
Mixed 63.8
SusWrite 123
70% 95.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 0.6
188% 1.93 MB/s
746GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 125 118 123 114 124 MB/s
Read 74.3
Write 99.5
Mixed 56.5
SusWrite 122
64% 88 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 4
4K Mixed 0.6
178% 1.83 MB/s
448GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 89 87 89 90 90 MB/s
Read 79.8
Write 101
Mixed 53.3
SusWrite 88.5
59% 80.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 0.6
177% 1.9 MB/s
350GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 108 103 106 106 108 MB/s
Read 59
Write 89
Mixed 55
SusWrite 106
57% 77.3 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 0.4
168% 1.93 MB/s
588GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 97 99 99 98 103 MB/s
Read 63
Write 114
Mixed 68
SusWrite 99.7
64% 86.2 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.4
108% 0.87 MB/s
614GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 85 90 89 91 92 MB/s
Read 61.6
Write 85
Mixed 50.8
SusWrite 88.1
52% 71.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 0.5
156% 1.73 MB/s
645GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 71 84 88 93 97 MB/s
Read 66
Write 66.5
Mixed 49
SusWrite 79
48% 65.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.1
55% 0.7 MB/s
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Typical ST1000LM048-2E7172 1TB Builds (Compare 9,651 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI MS-16J9

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