Average Bench: 49.8% (305th of 1015)

Based on 89,596 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 50.1% 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 0.61MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.37MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST1000LM048-2E7172 1TB is 42.1%. 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 58.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 71.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 89,596 samples)
Min Avg Max
34 Read 71.7 118
49.4 Write 97.3 130
37.3 Mixed 58.9 72.2
50.1 SusWrite 101 131
60.6% 82.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 1 1.62
1.3 4K Write 2.37 4.62
0.2 4K Mixed 0.61 0.9
153% 1.32 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
931GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 122 119 122 123 120 MB/s
Read 120
Write 119
Mixed 65.7
SusWrite 121
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
195% 1.43 MB/s
902GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 128 128 126 130 132 MB/s
Read 111
Write 105
Mixed 65.3
SusWrite 130
75% 103 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
201% 1.5 MB/s
304GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 85 86 91 95 94 MB/s
Read 82.4
Write 121
Mixed 63.9
SusWrite 89.6
66% 89.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
159% 1.07 MB/s
304GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 102 102 105 109 103 MB/s
Read 66.8
Write 83.6
Mixed 59.7
SusWrite 103
58% 78.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.3
78% 0.7 MB/s
263GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 87 88 84 88 86 MB/s
Read 69
Write 81.4
Mixed 60.3
SusWrite 86.6
55% 74.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 4.5
4K Mixed 0.5
185% 2.03 MB/s
190GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 84 81 85 87 85 MB/s
Read 52.5
Write 98.4
Mixed 64.7
SusWrite 84
55% 74.9 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.5
121% 0.93 MB/s
195GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 63 62 64 65 63 MB/s
Read 49.9
Write 89
Mixed 65.3
SusWrite 63.1
50% 66.8 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.4
119% 1.07 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 53,404,614 HDDs tested

Typical ST1000LM048-2E7172 1TB Builds (Compare 3,757 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 59%
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Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: MSI MS-16J9

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