Average Bench: 50.1% (306th of 1015)

Based on 70,136 user benchmarks.  Models: ST1000LM048-2E7172, ST1000LM ST1000LM048-2E71, ST1000LM048-2E71, ST1000LM048-2E7, ST1000LM 048-2E7172

Average average bench

The Seagate ST1000LM048-2E7172 1TB averaged 49.8% 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 2.33MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST1000LM048-2E7172 1TB is 49.2%. 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 57.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 76.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 70,136 samples)
Min Avg Max
32.1 Read 76.3 121
36.7 Write 95.6 129
26 Mixed 57.1 69.1
34.7 SusWrite 97.9 132
60.1% 81.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.97 1.64
0.66 4K Write 2.33 4.7
0.1 4K Mixed 0.59 1
149% 1.3 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
782GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 136 137 135 136 135 MB/s
Read 79.9
Write 131
Mixed 67.7
SusWrite 133
76% 103 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
148% 1.2 MB/s
765GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 114 118 119 119 120 MB/s
Read 73.7
Write 89.3
Mixed 69.2
SusWrite 118
64% 87.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 0.7
176% 1.63 MB/s
72GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 124 125 126 127 127 MB/s
Read 61.2
Write 70.3
Mixed 51.1
SusWrite 122
56% 76.2 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 4.7
4K Mixed 0.5
184% 2.07 MB/s
72GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 116 124 117 109 118 MB/s
Read 48.4
Write 107
Mixed 72
SusWrite 117
64% 86.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 4.7
4K Mixed 0.6
179% 1.97 MB/s
554GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 66 65 67 61 60 MB/s
Read 38.5
Write 63.9
Mixed 57.2
SusWrite 64.1
42% 55.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.4
88% 0.83 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 39,630,680 HDDs tested.

Typical ST1000LM048-2E7172 1TB Builds (Compare 5,987 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: MSI MS-16J9

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