Average Bench: 63.7% (172nd of 1015)

Based on 14,527 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate Backup+ Hub BK

Above average average bench

The Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 8TB averaged 36.3% 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 3.23MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 4.2MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 8TB is 76.6%. 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 76.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 99.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 14,527 samples)
Min Avg Max
29.5 Read 99.9 152
27 Write 109 157
26.1 Mixed 76.3 110
24.4 SusWrite 120 180
74.6% 101 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.8 4K Read 3.23 7.08
2.6 4K Write 4.2 6.68
0.4 4K Mixed 0.66 0.9
286% 2.7 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 136 141 140 143 142 MB/s
Read 117
Write 121
Mixed 85.3
SusWrite 140
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 2.1
4K Write 4.7
4K Mixed 0.7
252% 2.5 MB/s
143GB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 100 101 101 106 109 MB/s
Read 138
Write 152
Mixed 63.7
SusWrite 101
83% 114 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 4.3
4K Mixed 0.6
196% 2.03 MB/s
69GB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 124 124 126 125 128 MB/s
Read 88.6
Write 106
Mixed 83.4
SusWrite 121
74% 99.7 MB/s
4K Read 2.5
4K Write 4.3
4K Mixed 0.6
250% 2.47 MB/s
5TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 53 62 58 61 MB/s
Read 129
Write 68
Mixed 10
SusWrite 58.9
48% 66.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.7
145% 1.23 MB/s
5TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 49 49 49 49 50 MB/s
Read 118
Write 114
Mixed 73.8
SusWrite 48.7
66% 88.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 0.6
203% 2.07 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 39,630,680 HDDs tested.

Typical Backup+ Hub BK 8TB Builds (Compare 67,203 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,197

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