Average Bench: 70.9% (127th of 1015)

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

Good average bench

The Seagate ST8000DM005-2EH1 8TB averaged 29.0% 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 4.16MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.79MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST8000DM005-2EH1 8TB is 80.4%. 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 61MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 116MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 61 samples)
Min Avg Max
12.5 Read 116 210
28 Write 119 197
11 Mixed 61 103
19.3 SusWrite 130 224
77.8% 106 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 4.16 8
1.2 4K Write 2.43 4.4
0.1 4K Mixed 0.79 1.6
306% 2.46 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,099,109 HDDs tested.

Typical ST8000DM005-2EH1 8TB Builds (Compare 9,708 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
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Desktop
Desktop 102%
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Workstation
Workstation 105%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte Z390 AORUS PRO WIFI - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,143

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 Comments

Added n/a ago.

Good

14 months ago.

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


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