Average Bench: 49.6% (307th of 1015)

more Based on 5,890 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 50.3% 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 Write Speed 3.99MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.61MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST5000LM000-2AN170 5TB is 33%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Seagate ST5000LM000-2AN170 5TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 66.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 57.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,890 samples)
Min Avg Max
40.9 Read 66.6 95.4
49.8 Write 95.5 123
28.6 Mixed 57.1 68.5
58.1 SusWrite 105 133
59.7% 81.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.67 1
2.5 4K Write 3.99 6.4
0.4 4K Mixed 0.61 0.8
170% 1.76 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
4.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 123 126 127 128 123 MB/s
Read 85.5
Write 102
Mixed 63.5
SusWrite 124
69% 94 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.8
4K Mixed 0.8
197% 1.83 MB/s
4.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 135 135 132 133 129 MB/s
Read 72.9
Write 122
Mixed 55.8
SusWrite 133
70% 95.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 0.7
178% 1.67 MB/s
13GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 62 62 61 62 61 MB/s
Read 94.1
Write 102
Mixed 66.7
SusWrite 60.9
60% 81 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 0.8
196% 1.9 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 106 107 106 109 104 MB/s
Read 48
Write 81.3
Mixed 60.3
SusWrite 106
54% 73.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 0.5
156% 1.73 MB/s
22GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 80 85 75 72 79 MB/s
Read 49.4
Write 93
Mixed 52.9
SusWrite 79.8
51% 68.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 3.8
4K Mixed 0.5
151% 1.63 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 53,139,724 HDDs tested

Typical ST5000LM000-2AN170 5TB Builds (Compare 25,743 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 144%
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Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 132%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $320

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,165

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