Average Bench: 63.8% (176th of 1015)

Based on 4,301 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate Backup+ Hub BK

Above average average bench

The Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 8TB averaged 36.1% 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 Read Speed 2.98MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 4.11MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 8TB is 79.1%. 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 72.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 100MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,301 samples)
Min Avg Max
26.5 Read 100 152
23.1 Write 110 162
23.3 Mixed 72.3 110
18.1 SusWrite 121 180
74.1% 101 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 2.98 7.12
1.2 4K Write 4.11 7.1
0.3 4K Mixed 0.66 0.9
274% 2.59 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
572GB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 181 184 183 182 183 MB/s
Read 146
Write 143
Mixed 108
SusWrite 181
106% 145 MB/s
4K Read 4.8
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 0.8
365% 3.23 MB/s
5TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 146 147 145 147 153 MB/s
Read 127
Write 130
Mixed 81.5
SusWrite 145
89% 121 MB/s
4K Read 2.6
4K Write 4.5
4K Mixed 0.7
269% 2.6 MB/s
205GB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 167 163 163 163 167 MB/s
Read 100
Write 112
Mixed 39
SusWrite 164
75% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 7.5
4K Mixed 0.7
267% 3.13 MB/s
694GB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 79 82 83 83 83 MB/s
Read 56.7
Write 81.7
Mixed 65.2
SusWrite 81.3
53% 71.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 4.3
4K Mixed 0.5
185% 2 MB/s
188GB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 40 41 42 41 41 MB/s
Read 33
Write 39.7
Mixed 32.2
SusWrite 40.4
27% 36.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 3.8
4K Mixed 0.5
172% 1.8 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,797,013 HDDs tested.

Typical Backup+ Hub BK 8TB Builds (Compare 7,733 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 131%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 140%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 132%
UFO

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z390 AORUS MASTER - $260

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $1,967

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