Average Bench: 50.8% (300th of 1015)

Based on 22,855 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 0.57MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 3.15MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST1000LM048-2E7172 1TB is 47.2%. 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 53.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 77MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 22,855 samples)
Min Avg Max
35.5 Read 77 121
36.1 Write 98.9 132
23 Mixed 53.2 66
41.5 SusWrite 99.3 131
60.2% 82.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 1.02 1.8
1 4K Write 3.15 4.89
0.1 4K Mixed 0.57 0.8
164% 1.58 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
905GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 113 119 128 127 123 MB/s
Read 96.3
Write 114
Mixed 56.2
SusWrite 121
71% 96.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
195% 1.47 MB/s
791GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 51 51 92 103 108 101 MB/s
Read 95.2
Write 109
Mixed 64.2
SusWrite 84.3
65% 88.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.7
160% 1.33 MB/s
161GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 75 75 71 72 73 MB/s
Read 96.8
Write 89.7
Mixed 59.2
SusWrite 73.5
59% 79.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 3.5
4K Mixed 0.5
170% 1.73 MB/s
161GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 75 76 72 69 72 MB/s
Read 75.4
Write 90.3
Mixed 57.2
SusWrite 73.3
55% 74.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.6
4K Mixed 0.6
167% 1.67 MB/s
723GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 45 94 97 98 98 98 MB/s
Read 49
Write 80.2
Mixed 55
SusWrite 88.3
50% 68.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 0.5
161% 1.77 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,658,331 HDDs tested.

Typical ST1000LM048-2E7172 1TB Builds (Compare 8,477 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI MS-16J9

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