Average Bench: 49.4% (312th of 1015)

Based on 86,774 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 0.62MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.29MB/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 57.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 72.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 86,774 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.3 Read 72.5 119
40.1 Write 96.4 128
25.4 Mixed 57.9 70.3
39.7 SusWrite 99.1 131
59.9% 81.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 1 1.7
1.2 4K Write 2.29 4.64
0.2 4K Mixed 0.62 0.9
153% 1.3 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
538GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 129 126 130 132 130 MB/s
Read 122
Write 105
Mixed 65.6
SusWrite 128
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
192% 1.37 MB/s
616GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 136 136 131 129 138 MB/s
Read 67.3
Write 112
Mixed 67.2
SusWrite 134
70% 95.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.93 MB/s
635GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 131 128 126 124 128 MB/s
Read 63
Write 79
Mixed 56.2
SusWrite 127
60% 81.2 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 0.5
179% 1.97 MB/s
244GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 120 122 122 117 119 MB/s
Read 69.5
Write 96.6
Mixed 56.1
SusWrite 120
63% 85.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.8
4K Mixed 0.2
126% 1.6 MB/s
646GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 112 124 126 126 125 MB/s
Read 67.8
Write 111
Mixed 58.7
SusWrite 122
66% 89.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
127% 0.87 MB/s
574GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 124 126 129 129 128 MB/s
Read 63.4
Write 124
Mixed 63.5
SusWrite 126
69% 94.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
126% 0.8 MB/s
431GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 117 104 117 117 118 MB/s
Read 61
Write 122
Mixed 54.9
SusWrite 114
65% 88 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 0.5
171% 1.87 MB/s
237GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 85 89 92 92 90 MB/s
Read 49.4
Write 71.8
Mixed 61.9
SusWrite 89
50% 68 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.5
117% 0.9 MB/s
264GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 80 81 82 83 82 MB/s
Read 45.3
Write 63.8
Mixed 50.9
SusWrite 81.2
45% 60.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.1
72% 0.8 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,354,218 HDDs tested.

Typical ST1000LM048-2E7172 1TB Builds (Compare 7,968 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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