Average Bench: 89.5% (32nd of 1010)

Based on 501 user benchmarks.  Models: ST4000VX007-2DT166, ST4000VX 007-2DT166, ST4000VX ST4000VX007-2DT1, ST4000VX007-2DT1, Seagate ST4000VX007-2DT1

Very good average bench

The Seagate SkyHawk 4TB (2016) averaged just 10.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate SkyHawk 4TB (2016) near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.74MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 157MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate SkyHawk 4TB (2016) is 46.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate SkyHawk 4TB (2016) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 77.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.68MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 501 samples)
Min Avg Max
106 Read 156 191
103 Write 153 186
51.2 Mixed 77.6 130
99.2 SusWrite 157 189
99.4% 136 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.68 0.8
0.96 4K Write 1.86 2.28
0.23 4K Mixed 0.74 0.9
145% 1.09 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3.5TB free
Firmware: CV11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 186 185 188 188 188 MB/s
Read 191
Write 188
Mixed 81.7
SusWrite 187
118% 162 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
159% 1.23 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: CV11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 191 192 194 189 194 MB/s
Read 169
Write 171
Mixed 77.8
SusWrite 192
111% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
159% 1.23 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: CV11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 172 174 175 175 175 MB/s
Read 183
Write 179
Mixed 74.2
SusWrite 174
111% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
165% 1.3 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: CV11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 176 176 181 178 177 MB/s
Read 164
Write 164
Mixed 78.8
SusWrite 178
107% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
153% 1.13 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: CV11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 160 159 157 160 153 MB/s
Read 145
Write 148
Mixed 66.8
SusWrite 158
94% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
155% 1.17 MB/s
370GB free
Firmware: CV11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 107 108 106 110 109 MB/s
Read 104
Write 108
Mixed 57.8
SusWrite 108
69% 94.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
152% 1.07 MB/s
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Typical SkyHawk 4TB (2016) Builds (Compare 15,853 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
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Desktop
Desktop 122%
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Workstation
Workstation 113%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z370-E GAMING - $210

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,598

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