Average Bench: 50.8% (295th of 1015)

Based on 45,072 user benchmarks.  Models: ST1000LM048-2E7172, ST1000LM ST1000LM048-2E71, ST1000LM048-2E71, ST1000LM048-2E7, ST1000LM 048-2E7172

Average average bench

The Seagate ST1000LM048-2E7172 1TB averaged 49.1% 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 0.59MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.4MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST1000LM048-2E7172 1TB is 47.4%. 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 55.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 77.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 45,072 samples)
Min Avg Max
29.2 Read 77.3 123
38.2 Write 99.5 132
25.4 Mixed 55.7 68.5
37.2 SusWrite 99.3 133
60.9% 83 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 1 1.8
0.9 4K Write 2.4 4.6
0.1 4K Mixed 0.59 1
152% 1.33 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
909GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 129 129 130 128 130 MB/s
Read 118
Write 124
Mixed 67.5
SusWrite 128
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
182% 1.4 MB/s
865GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 129 135 136 134 135 MB/s
Read 75.5
Write 117
Mixed 68.2
SusWrite 133
72% 98.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
159% 1.07 MB/s
887GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 125 126 126 126 128 MB/s
Read 81.5
Write 122
Mixed 66
SusWrite 126
72% 98.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
167% 1.3 MB/s
408GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 103 97 97 98 98 MB/s
Read 74.8
Write 105
Mixed 60.2
SusWrite 99
62% 84.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 3.8
4K Mixed 0.6
162% 1.67 MB/s
887GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 123 127 128 129 122 MB/s
Read 48.5
Write 88.5
Mixed 73.7
SusWrite 126
62% 84.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
131% 0.9 MB/s
237GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 74 69 60 52 55 MB/s
Read 73
Write 99
Mixed 56.5
SusWrite 63.7
54% 73.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 0.5
183% 2 MB/s
877GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 37 46 66 57 59 MB/s
Read 67.9
Write 75.3
Mixed 56.4
SusWrite 53.8
47% 63.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.3
82% 0.77 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,265,130 HDDs tested.

Typical ST1000LM048-2E7172 1TB Builds (Compare 3,893 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: MSI MS-16J9

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