Average Bench: 67.2% (148th of 1015)

Based on 2,799 user benchmarks.  Models: ST33000651AS, ST330006 ST33000651AS, ST330006 51AS

Above average average bench

The Seagate ST33000651AS 3TB averaged 32.8% 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 1.01MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.99MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST33000651AS 3TB is 43.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate ST33000651AS 3TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 67.3MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 115MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,799 samples)
Min Avg Max
71.2 Read 119 151
73.4 Write 118 150
50.5 Mixed 67.3 83.9
48 SusWrite 115 150
76.8% 105 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 0.82 0.9
1.5 4K Write 1.99 2.2
0.7 4K Mixed 1.01 1.1
183% 1.27 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 139 140 139 142 138 MB/s
Read 143
Write 146
Mixed 77.7
SusWrite 140
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.1
198% 1.4 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 97 96 101 101 100 MB/s
Read 101
Write 100
Mixed 69.3
SusWrite 99.4
68% 92.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
185% 1.33 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 97 99 100 98 94 MB/s
Read 90
Write 95.8
Mixed 67.5
SusWrite 97.2
65% 87.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
189% 1.37 MB/s
246GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 75 81 80 78 78 MB/s
Read 78.5
Write 78.8
Mixed 51.1
SusWrite 78.5
53% 71.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
177% 1.23 MB/s
682GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 31 22 29 22 28 38 MB/s
Read 3.2
Write 29.7
Mixed 7.5
SusWrite 28.4
12% 17.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.2
68% 0.73 MB/s
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Typical ST33000651AS 3TB Builds (Compare 14,764 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 55%
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Desktop
Desktop 67%
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Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350M-A - $76

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $588

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