Average Bench: 101% (3rd of 1015)

Based on 222 user benchmarks.  Models: ST6000NM0115-1YZ110, ST6000NM0115-1YZ, ST6000NM 0115-1YZ110

Outstanding average bench

The Seagate ST6000NM0115-1YZ110 6TB averaged 0.5% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate ST6000NM0115-1YZ110 6TB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 5.84MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.89MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST6000NM0115-1YZ110 6TB is 60.5%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Seagate ST6000NM0115-1YZ110 6TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 89.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 170MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 222 samples)
Min Avg Max
108 Read 176 221
113 Write 170 217
43.9 Mixed 89.7 109
105 SusWrite 174 220
112% 152 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.91 4K Read 1.47 1.8
2.25 4K Write 5.84 7.89
0.31 4K Mixed 0.89 1.2
268% 2.73 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
4.5TB free
Firmware: SN04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 212 215 215 216 215 214 MB/s
Read 217
Write 203
Mixed 89
SusWrite 214
132% 181 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 5.7
4K Mixed 1.2
314% 2.9 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 39,650,145 HDDs tested.

Typical ST6000NM0115-1YZ110 6TB Builds (Compare 2,643 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 131%
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 124%

Motherboard: Asrock Z390 Phantom Gaming 4S-IB

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,050

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