Average Bench: 59.8% (189th of 1015)

Based on 16,705 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate Backup+ Hub BK

Average average bench

The Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 8TB averaged 40.2% 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 3.14MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 4.2MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 8TB is 78.7%. 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 72.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 91.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 16,705 samples)
Min Avg Max
29 Read 91.4 144
23.8 Write 104 160
23.2 Mixed 72.6 111
15 SusWrite 115 179
70.6% 95.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.9 4K Read 3.14 6.89
1.52 4K Write 4.2 6.99
0.4 4K Mixed 0.66 0.9
281% 2.66 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: 177 178 183 178 184 182 MB/s
Read 144
Write 161
Mixed 108
SusWrite 180
109% 148 MB/s
4K Read 7.6
4K Write 3.9
4K Mixed 0.9
489% 4.13 MB/s
5TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 145 146 148 149 145 MB/s
Read 87.5
Write 137
Mixed 72.1
SusWrite 142
80% 110 MB/s
4K Read 2
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 0.6
226% 2.23 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 124 129 122 123 126 MB/s
Read 96.9
Write 122
Mixed 95.4
SusWrite 124
81% 109 MB/s
4K Read 4.4
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 0.6
341% 3.3 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 133 128 131 134 133 MB/s
Read 86.8
Write 113
Mixed 33
SusWrite 131
66% 91 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 7.4
4K Mixed 0.7
252% 3 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 126 124 124 122 124 MB/s
Read 77.2
Write 112
Mixed 105
SusWrite 124
78% 104 MB/s
4K Read 6.7
4K Write 4.8
4K Mixed 0.6
435% 4.03 MB/s
4TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 81 122 111 87 115 MB/s
Read 87
Write 150
Mixed 80.7
SusWrite 105
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 2.4
4K Write 3.6
4K Mixed 0.7
244% 2.23 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 40 40 41 41 41 MB/s
Read 34.8
Write 35.9
Mixed 34
SusWrite 39.7
27% 36.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
138% 1.1 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,555,143 HDDs tested.

Typical Backup+ Hub BK 8TB Builds (Compare 17,120 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 126%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 130%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $203

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,115

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