Average Bench: 63.1% (178th of 1015)

Based on 8,179 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate Backup+ Hub BK

Above average average bench

The Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 8TB averaged 36.9% 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 3.16MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 4.04MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 8TB is 78.5%. 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 73MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 99.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,179 samples)
Min Avg Max
28.2 Read 99.6 150
22.6 Write 108 159
23.6 Mixed 73 110
17.9 SusWrite 118 181
73.4% 99.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.8 4K Read 3.16 7.05
0.4 4K Write 4.04 7.1
0.3 4K Mixed 0.65 0.9
279% 2.62 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: 149 145 151 151 153 153 MB/s
Read 111
Write 123
Mixed 78.1
SusWrite 150
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 2.1
4K Write 4.6
4K Mixed 0.6
239% 2.43 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 135 144 145 141 142 MB/s
Read 110
Write 124
Mixed 106
SusWrite 141
89% 120 MB/s
4K Read 5.1
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 0.7
372% 3.4 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 136 132 135 140 144 MB/s
Read 112
Write 129
Mixed 90.5
SusWrite 137
86% 117 MB/s
4K Read 2.8
4K Write 3.9
4K Mixed 0.6
256% 2.43 MB/s
742GB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 96 101 100 100 98 MB/s
Read 107
Write 108
Mixed 79.7
SusWrite 96.4
72% 97.7 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 0.6
201% 2.03 MB/s
208GB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 35 33 30 31 36 MB/s
Read 102
Write 135
Mixed 35.2
SusWrite 33.4
56% 76.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 6.4
4K Mixed 0.7
234% 2.67 MB/s
7.5TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 13 13 13 13 13 13 MB/s
Read 85.2
Write 17
Mixed 25.7
SusWrite 13.2
26% 35.3 MB/s
4K Read 3.2
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.3
170% 1.23 MB/s
6TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 41 41 41 41 41 MB/s
Read 33.7
Write 34.5
Mixed 35.5
SusWrite 40.9
27% 36.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 3.5
4K Mixed 0.7
213% 1.97 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 29,522,807 HDDs tested.

Typical Backup+ Hub BK 8TB Builds (Compare 20,390 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 103%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $1,139

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