Average Bench: 49.4% (315th of 1015)

Based on 29,315 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 50.6% 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 3.03MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST1000LM048-2E7172 1TB is 48.3%. 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 53.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 75MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 29,315 samples)
Min Avg Max
32 Read 75 120
33.3 Write 96.8 132
24.4 Mixed 53.2 66.9
38.1 SusWrite 96.2 132
59% 80.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 1.01 1.9
0.94 4K Write 3.03 4.8
0.1 4K Mixed 0.56 0.8
161% 1.53 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
735GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 118 124 123 124 125 MB/s
Read 93.5
Write 114
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 123
72% 97.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 0.7
197% 2 MB/s
713GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 119 107 108 120 126 MB/s
Read 76.6
Write 112
Mixed 60.4
SusWrite 115
67% 90.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 0.8
198% 1.9 MB/s
520GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 111 106 114 115 117 MB/s
Read 74
Write 96.5
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 112
63% 85.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.9
4K Mixed 0.6
176% 1.8 MB/s
342GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 95 95 97 103 102 MB/s
Read 84
Write 102
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 98.1
63% 86.2 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.1
75% 0.77 MB/s
321GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 96 96 97 97 97 MB/s
Read 54.5
Write 96
Mixed 55
SusWrite 95.7
55% 75.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 4.5
4K Mixed 0.5
185% 2.03 MB/s
242GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 105 106 107 107 107 MB/s
Read 30.8
Write 29.3
Mixed 34.2
SusWrite 106
37% 50 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 0.6
170% 1.93 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,706,215 HDDs tested.

Typical ST1000LM048-2E7172 1TB Builds (Compare 10,123 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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