Average Bench: 61.9% (183rd of 1015)

Based on 5,039 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate Backup+ Hub BK

Above average average bench

The Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 8TB averaged 38.0% 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 2.82MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 4.16MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 8TB is 80.2%. 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 69.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 98MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,039 samples)
Min Avg Max
28 Read 98 151
22.4 Write 106 161
23.1 Mixed 69.4 109
14.9 SusWrite 116 182
71.6% 97.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.7 4K Read 2.82 6.57
1.23 4K Write 4.16 7.1
0.3 4K Mixed 0.65 0.9
267% 2.54 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: 173 179 181 186 179 187 MB/s
Read 152
Write 150
Mixed 102
SusWrite 181
108% 146 MB/s
4K Read 6.1
4K Write 3.7
4K Mixed 0.9
423% 3.57 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 157 179 178 182 180 MB/s
Read 134
Write 164
Mixed 108
SusWrite 170
106% 144 MB/s
4K Read 5.7
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 0.8
404% 3.57 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 143 146 146 148 148 MB/s
Read 107
Write 138
Mixed 78.2
SusWrite 146
86% 117 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 0.6
205% 1.93 MB/s
5TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 134 139 135 139 143 MB/s
Read 106
Write 111
Mixed 76.5
SusWrite 138
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 2.3
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 0.6
240% 2.37 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 112 112 111 112 110 MB/s
Read 77
Write 104
Mixed 79.3
SusWrite 111
69% 92.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 0.5
188% 2 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 41 41 42 42 42 MB/s
Read 36.8
Write 40.7
Mixed 32.7
SusWrite 41.1
28% 37.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 0.5
195% 2.1 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,705,722 HDDs tested.

Typical Backup+ Hub BK 8TB Builds (Compare 18,412 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $148

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $1,362

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