Average Bench: 63.6% (175th of 1015)

Based on 3,875 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 2.88MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 4.14MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 8TB is 78.3%. 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 71MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 100MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,875 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.5 Read 100 152
26 Write 109 162
23.7 Mixed 71 110
19 SusWrite 120 180
73.6% 100 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.7 4K Read 2.88 6.8
2.4 4K Write 4.14 7.2
0.4 4K Mixed 0.65 0.9
270% 2.56 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
4.5TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 153 158 164 164 162 MB/s
Read 127
Write 140
Mixed 103
SusWrite 160
98% 132 MB/s
4K Read 6.7
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 0.7
453% 4.2 MB/s
4TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 176 175 173 175 179 MB/s
Read 97.3
Write 141
Mixed 96.5
SusWrite 175
94% 128 MB/s
4K Read 4.7
4K Write 3.6
4K Mixed 0.7
340% 3 MB/s
874GB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 138 144 144 144 144 MB/s
Read 119
Write 136
Mixed 99.5
SusWrite 143
92% 124 MB/s
4K Read 6.2
4K Write 4.6
4K Mixed 0.7
421% 3.83 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 112 124 126 126 122 MB/s
Read 101
Write 110
Mixed 90.7
SusWrite 121
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 2.4
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 0.6
243% 2.37 MB/s
7.5TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 39 40 41 41 41 MB/s
Read 35.7
Write 35.8
Mixed 36.5
SusWrite 40.1
28% 37 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 4
4K Mixed 0.8
238% 2.2 MB/s
44GB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 34 33 33 34 34 MB/s
Read 29.9
Write 31.3
Mixed 26.3
SusWrite 33.5
22% 30.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 0.7
226% 2.4 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,474,497 HDDs tested.

Typical Backup+ Hub BK 8TB Builds (Compare 2,672 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970-GAMING

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $388

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