Average Bench: 49.4% (312th of 1015)

more Based on 4,269 user benchmarks.  Models: ST5000LM000-2AN170, ST5000LM 000-2AN170, ST5000LM000-2U81, ST5000LM000-2AN1, ST5000LM000-2U8170, ST5000LM ST5000LM000-2AN1, ST5000LM 000-2U8170

Below average average bench

The Seagate ST5000LM000-2AN170 5TB averaged 50.5% 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 Write Speed 3.84MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.6MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST5000LM000-2AN170 5TB is 35.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate ST5000LM000-2AN170 5TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 63.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 57.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,269 samples)
Min Avg Max
37.3 Read 63.8 94
43.8 Write 94.7 124
28.3 Mixed 57.1 69.4
38.4 SusWrite 108 135
59.4% 80.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.69 1
2.24 4K Write 3.84 5.82
0.3 4K Mixed 0.6 0.8
167% 1.71 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
4.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 134 132 133 133 136 MB/s
Read 66.3
Write 119
Mixed 58.5
SusWrite 132
69% 94 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.9
4K Mixed 0.7
183% 1.8 MB/s
4.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 136 132 133 130 135 MB/s
Read 72.2
Write 113
Mixed 66.7
SusWrite 124
69% 93.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 0.8
200% 1.93 MB/s
4.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 131 134 135 138 137 MB/s
Read 59.6
Write 127
Mixed 66
SusWrite 133
71% 96.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 0.7
191% 1.9 MB/s
4TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 127 128 129 127 131 MB/s
Read 63.6
Write 113
Mixed 64
SusWrite 129
68% 92.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 0.7
183% 1.83 MB/s
4.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 134 136 137 140 136 MB/s
Read 53.5
Write 108
Mixed 58.5
SusWrite 135
65% 88.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.8
4K Mixed 0.7
186% 1.8 MB/s
56GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 125 129 129 129 129 MB/s
Read 43.7
Write 64.9
Mixed 52.7
SusWrite 127
53% 72.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 3.6
4K Mixed 0.4
128% 1.47 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,353,689 HDDs tested.

Typical ST5000LM000-2AN170 5TB Builds (Compare 11,386 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X570 I AORUS PRO WIFI

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $890

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