Average Bench: 88.7% (30th of 1015)

more Based on 6,320 user benchmarks.  Models: ST4000VX007-2DT166, ST4000VX 007-2DT166, ST4000VX007-2D0166, ST4000VX ST4000VX007-2DT1, ST4000VX007-2CV104, ST4000VX007-2DT1, Seagate ST4000VX007-2DT1

Very good average bench

The Seagate SkyHawk 4TB (2016) averaged just 11.2% 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 0.81MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 155MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate SkyHawk 4TB (2016) is 52.8%. 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 72.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.69MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,320 samples)
Min Avg Max
97.1 Read 155 193
94.9 Write 151 188
49.8 Mixed 72.2 87.6
90.7 SusWrite 154 192
97.3% 133 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.69 0.8
1.4 4K Write 1.89 2.2
0.7 4K Mixed 0.81 0.9
153% 1.13 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: 182 189 188 189 188 189 MB/s
Read 186
Write 167
Mixed 80.4
SusWrite 188
113% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
163% 1.27 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: CV11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 184 187 188 187 185 MB/s
Read 176
Write 180
Mixed 79.4
SusWrite 186
114% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
156% 1.23 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: CV11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 166 165 167 167 167 MB/s
Read 191
Write 184
Mixed 84
SusWrite 166
114% 156 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: 98 124 122 125 127 128 MB/s
Read 156
Write 159
Mixed 75.5
SusWrite 121
94% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.03 MB/s
858GB free
Firmware: CV11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 117 115 111 112 109 MB/s
Read 106
Write 105
Mixed 52.4
SusWrite 114
69% 94.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
124% 0.87 MB/s
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Typical SkyHawk 4TB (2016) Builds (Compare 73,281 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Desktop 94%
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Workstation
Workstation 106%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,207

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Excellent

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+200MB/s on a 23JUL 2019 one


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