Average Bench: 63.1% (174th of 1015)

Based on 16,607 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate Backup+ Hub BK

Above average average bench

The Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 8TB averaged 36.8% 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 Read Speed 3.12MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 4.12MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 8TB is 78.4%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 8TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 75.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 99.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 16,607 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.7 Read 99.6 150
25.4 Write 108 158
25.2 Mixed 75.1 110
19.1 SusWrite 119 179
73.9% 100 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.8 4K Read 3.12 7.1
1.4 4K Write 4.12 6.27
0.4 4K Mixed 0.67 0.9
281% 2.64 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
7.5TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 167 143 160 164 186 MB/s
Read 178
Write 158
Mixed 40.4
SusWrite 167
98% 136 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 5.5
4K Mixed 0.8
245% 2.53 MB/s
107GB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 176 171 173 178 175 MB/s
Read 137
Write 160
Mixed 70
SusWrite 174
99% 135 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 4
4K Mixed 0.6
220% 2.17 MB/s
5TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 143 162 166 170 141 MB/s
Read 129
Write 123
Mixed 97.7
SusWrite 153
93% 126 MB/s
4K Read 6.3
4K Write 3.9
4K Mixed 0.7
412% 3.63 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 140 143 143 143 141 MB/s
Read 100
Write 117
Mixed 80.5
SusWrite 141
81% 110 MB/s
4K Read 2.7
4K Write 4.3
4K Mixed 0.6
259% 2.53 MB/s
677GB free
Firmware: D785
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 91 92 95 99 98 MB/s
Read 101
Write 115
Mixed 94.5
SusWrite 94.9
75% 101 MB/s
4K Read 4.5
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 0.6
347% 3.37 MB/s
52GB free
Firmware: D785
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 34 31 21 36 38 MB/s
Read 135
Write 94.3
Mixed 74
SusWrite 31.2
62% 83.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 1
158% 0.93 MB/s
5.5TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 38 41 41 41 41 MB/s
Read 32.8
Write 32.8
Mixed 29.7
SusWrite 40
25% 33.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 3.7
4K Mixed 0.6
214% 2.07 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5.8 5.5 5.6 5.6 5.5 5.6 MB/s
Read 21.1
Write 12.3
Mixed 16.3
SusWrite 5.6
10% 13.8 MB/s
4K Read 2.9
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.2
147% 1.1 MB/s
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Typical Backup+ Hub BK 8TB Builds (Compare 79,791 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,178

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