Average Bench: 50.3% (306th of 1015)

Based on 21,793 user benchmarks.  Models: ST1000LM048-2E7172, ST1000LM ST1000LM048-2E71, ST1000LM048-2E71, ST1000LM048-2E7, ST1000LM 048-2E7172

Average average bench

The Seagate ST1000LM048-2E7172 1TB averaged 49.7% 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 3.05MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST1000LM048-2E7172 1TB is 46.8%. 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 53.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 77.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 21,793 samples)
Min Avg Max
38.8 Read 77.2 121
40.7 Write 99 134
26.1 Mixed 53.9 66
38.4 SusWrite 97.2 133
60% 81.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 1.07 1.9
0.7 4K Write 3.05 4.8
0.2 4K Mixed 0.57 0.9
164% 1.56 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
855GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 135 137 137 136 136 MB/s
Read 115
Write 123
Mixed 43.3
SusWrite 135
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
176% 1.37 MB/s
930GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 122 123 123 123 123 MB/s
Read 117
Write 121
Mixed 52.7
SusWrite 122
75% 103 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
189% 1.4 MB/s
903GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 126 132 132 131 129 MB/s
Read 74.4
Write 117
Mixed 52.8
SusWrite 128
68% 92.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 4.5
4K Mixed 0.7
207% 2.1 MB/s
324GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 128 123 124 126 130 MB/s
Read 66.7
Write 109
Mixed 60.8
SusWrite 126
67% 90.7 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 0.6
180% 1.73 MB/s
586GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 116 115 116 116 115 MB/s
Read 73
Write 98.5
Mixed 51.2
SusWrite 116
62% 84.7 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 4.8
4K Mixed 0.5
190% 2.13 MB/s
582GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 102 106 101 105 103 MB/s
Read 59.2
Write 67
Mixed 50.8
SusWrite 104
52% 70.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 0.4
123% 1.3 MB/s
737GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 40 65 81 112 105 MB/s
Read 80.1
Write 116
Mixed 59.6
SusWrite 74.7
61% 82.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.7
124% 0.7 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,104,245 HDDs tested.

Typical ST1000LM048-2E7172 1TB Builds (Compare 9,056 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI MS-16J9

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