Average Bench: 75.8% (105th of 1015)

Based on 61 user benchmarks.  Models: ST8000DM005-2EH1, ST8000DM005-2EH112, ST8000DM 005-2EH112

Good average bench

The Seagate ST8000DM005-2EH1 8TB averaged 24.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate ST8000DM005-2EH1 8TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 4.41MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.77MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST8000DM005-2EH1 8TB is 104%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Seagate ST8000DM005-2EH1 8TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 65.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 126MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 61 samples)
Min Avg Max
5.8 Read 128 224
10 Write 126 217
11 Mixed 65.1 108
19.3 SusWrite 135 224
83% 114 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 4.41 8
0.2 4K Write 2.49 4.8
0.1 4K Mixed 0.77 1.4
316% 2.56 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
834GB free
Firmware: DN03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 124 126 126 125 126 MB/s
Read 109
Write 112
Mixed 73.1
SusWrite 125
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 7.8
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1
492% 3.93 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 27,229,496 HDDs tested.

Typical ST8000DM005-2EH1 8TB Builds (Compare 20,049 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270F GAMING - $179

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,248

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 Comments

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Good

10 months ago.

Spinning rust, speed isn't wonderful, but the capacity is more than ample!


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