Average Bench: 66.3% (160th of 1015)

Based on 10,652 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate Backup+ Hub BK

Above average average bench

The Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 8TB averaged 33.7% 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 3.26MB/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 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 75.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 104MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,652 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.4 Read 104 153
24 Write 112 162
24.3 Mixed 75.8 110
18.9 SusWrite 125 182
76.8% 104 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.8 4K Read 3.26 7
1.3 4K Write 4.09 6.7
0.3 4K Mixed 0.67 0.9
286% 2.67 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: 158 169 164 169 176 169 MB/s
Read 152
Write 150
Mixed 108
SusWrite 168
106% 144 MB/s
4K Read 6.5
4K Write 4
4K Mixed 0.7
423% 3.73 MB/s
4.5TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 161 168 172 176 175 MB/s
Read 137
Write 154
Mixed 111
SusWrite 170
105% 143 MB/s
4K Read 5.7
4K Write 4.5
4K Mixed 0.8
410% 3.67 MB/s
4TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 165 163 161 161 159 MB/s
Read 133
Write 143
Mixed 100
SusWrite 161
99% 134 MB/s
4K Read 5.2
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 0.9
380% 3.17 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 156 153 157 157 162 MB/s
Read 120
Write 134
Mixed 103
SusWrite 156
95% 128 MB/s
4K Read 7
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 0.7
432% 3.7 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 95 97 98 98 97 MB/s
Read 96.7
Write 60
Mixed 37.2
SusWrite 96.4
53% 72.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 7.1
4K Mixed 0.6
227% 2.8 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 13 13 13 13 13 13 MB/s
Read 19.4
Write 20.5
Mixed 20.2
SusWrite 12.9
14% 18.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.4
101% 0.9 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,200,987 HDDs tested.

Typical Backup+ Hub BK 8TB Builds (Compare 35,774 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 112%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $189

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,123

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