Average Bench: 39.6% (514th of 1015)

Based on 1,983 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate BUP Slim BL

Poor average bench

The Seagate BUP Slim BL 1TB averaged 60.3% 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 Mixed IO Speed 0.63MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.24MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate BUP Slim BL 1TB is 51.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate BUP Slim BL 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 53.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 65.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,983 samples)
Min Avg Max
22.8 Read 65.1 112
21.5 Write 68.4 130
20.7 Mixed 53.8 97.6
18.9 SusWrite 72.4 126
48% 64.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.9 1.9
0.8 4K Write 2.24 3.4
0.2 4K Mixed 0.63 0.9
148% 1.25 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
841GB free
Firmware: 0108
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 120 120 122 129 129 MB/s
Read 82.7
Write 138
Mixed 110
SusWrite 123
84% 113 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.8
200% 1.6 MB/s
684GB free
Firmware: 0302
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 99 100 99 100 100 MB/s
Read 101
Write 58.2
Mixed 53.7
SusWrite 98.1
57% 77.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.4
98% 0.93 MB/s
493GB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 102 108 107 108 108 MB/s
Read 82.2
Write 108
Mixed 85.7
SusWrite 105
71% 95.4 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.6
179% 1.6 MB/s
620GB free
Firmware: 0107
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 94 92 93 95 95 MB/s
Read 78.9
Write 61.5
Mixed 51
SusWrite 92.2
52% 70.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
147% 1.1 MB/s
91GB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 98 98 100 99 98 MB/s
Read 72.1
Write 98.4
Mixed 84.5
SusWrite 93.8
65% 87.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 0.6
162% 1.53 MB/s
294GB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 64 65 63 64 64 MB/s
Read 75.3
Write 82.5
Mixed 49.5
SusWrite 63.9
50% 67.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
156% 1.1 MB/s
766GB free
Firmware: 0302
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 34 34 34 34 34 MB/s
Read 33.7
Write 26.5
Mixed 30.8
SusWrite 34.1
23% 31.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.7
143% 1.2 MB/s
150GB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 19 26 26 27 27 27 MB/s
Read 24.2
Write 25
Mixed 21
SusWrite 25.3
18% 23.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 0.5
159% 1.57 MB/s
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Typical BUP Slim BL 1TB Builds (Compare 9,640 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI B250M BAZOOKA (MS-7A70) - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $655

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