Average Bench: 62.3% (180th of 1015)

Based on 5,054 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate Backup+ Hub BK

Above average average bench

The Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 8TB averaged 37.6% 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 3.01MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 4.09MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 8TB is 79%. 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 97.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,054 samples)
Min Avg Max
26.1 Read 97.8 152
21.8 Write 107 162
23.2 Mixed 71 110
14.9 SusWrite 118 182
72.4% 98.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.7 4K Read 3.01 7
1.2 4K Write 4.09 7.3
0.3 4K Mixed 0.67 0.9
275% 2.59 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
6.5TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 142 140 141 142 143 MB/s
Read 136
Write 158
Mixed 96.7
SusWrite 142
98% 133 MB/s
4K Read 5.1
4K Write 3.9
4K Mixed 0.8
374% 3.27 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 138 139 134 134 134 MB/s
Read 120
Write 157
Mixed 108
SusWrite 137
96% 130 MB/s
4K Read 6.3
4K Write 3.9
4K Mixed 0.7
412% 3.63 MB/s
820GB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 114 115 114 113 115 MB/s
Read 82.7
Write 114
Mixed 95
SusWrite 113
75% 101 MB/s
4K Read 4.7
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 0.6
340% 3.17 MB/s
721GB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 97 92 96 82 100 MB/s
Read 75.2
Write 109
Mixed 87
SusWrite 94.3
68% 91.4 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 0.6
213% 2.13 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 78 91 69 83 75 MB/s
Read 61.3
Write 75.8
Mixed 64.5
SusWrite 78.4
52% 70 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 0.6
194% 2 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 23,065,663 HDDs tested.

Typical Backup+ Hub BK 8TB Builds (Compare 19,304 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $168

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $1,353

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