Average Bench: 61.2% (185th of 1015)

Based on 13,617 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate Backup+ Hub BK

Above average average bench

The Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 8TB averaged 38.8% 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 3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 4.02MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 8TB is 78.8%. 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 71.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 97.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,617 samples)
Min Avg Max
26.6 Read 97.4 149
23.2 Write 105 160
22.6 Mixed 71.7 110
15.9 SusWrite 114 179
71.4% 97 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.7 4K Read 3 6.71
0.49 4K Write 4.02 6.32
0.3 4K Mixed 0.65 0.9
271% 2.56 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: 181 189 190 191 193 188 MB/s
Read 152
Write 162
Mixed 99.7
SusWrite 189
110% 150 MB/s
4K Read 6.1
4K Write 4.6
4K Mixed 0.9
439% 3.87 MB/s
6TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 170 169 173 173 174 MB/s
Read 156
Write 149
Mixed 79
SusWrite 171
102% 139 MB/s
4K Read 2.7
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 0.7
283% 2.8 MB/s
7TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 170 173 176 176 175 MB/s
Read 126
Write 162
Mixed 81.3
SusWrite 169
98% 134 MB/s
4K Read 3.3
4K Write 4.6
4K Mixed 0.8
312% 2.9 MB/s
6TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 0 0 0 0.9 174 174 MB/s
Read 126
Write 142
Mixed 112
SusWrite 58.2
82% 109 MB/s
4K Read 3.6
4K Write 4.6
4K Mixed 0.8
324% 3 MB/s
741GB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 93 87 92 93 93 MB/s
Read 67.6
Write 82.2
Mixed 71.2
SusWrite 91.3
58% 78.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 3.7
4K Mixed 0.5
191% 1.93 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 37,656,205 HDDs tested.

Typical Backup+ Hub BK 8TB Builds (Compare 57,380 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 108%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $193

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $1,254

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