Average Bench: 85% (51st of 1015)

more Based on 2,442 user benchmarks.  Models: ST4000VX000-1F4168, ST4000VX ST4000VX000-1F41, ST4000VX 000-1F4168, ST4000VX000-1F41, ST4000VX000-2AG166, ST4000VX000-1F2168, ST4000VX ST4000VX000-2AG1, ST4000VX 000-2AG166, ST4000VX000-2AG1

Very good average bench

The Seagate ST4000VX000-1F4168 4TB averaged just 15.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate ST4000VX000-1F4168 4TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.74MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 148MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST4000VX000-1F4168 4TB is 49.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate ST4000VX000-1F4168 4TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 71.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.65MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,442 samples)
Min Avg Max
87.5 Read 148 187
86.8 Write 142 183
37 Mixed 71.6 87.7
90.9 SusWrite 148 185
93.2% 128 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.65 0.8
0.5 4K Write 1.63 2.2
0.4 4K Mixed 0.74 0.9
140% 1.01 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: 169 161 176 177 179 176 MB/s
Read 167
Write 158
Mixed 72.8
SusWrite 173
104% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
166% 1.2 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: CV13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 172 173 174 175 175 MB/s
Read 141
Write 141
Mixed 74.1
SusWrite 173
97% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
127% 0.87 MB/s
532GB free
Firmware: CV11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 117 127 126 127 126 MB/s
Read 180
Write 158
Mixed 96.6
SusWrite 125
103% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
159% 1.23 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: CV14
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 149 169 170 172 170 MB/s
Read 100
Write 98.2
Mixed 66.2
SusWrite 163
78% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.9 MB/s
598GB free
Firmware: HK11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 114 120 112 111 119 MB/s
Read 106
Write 102
Mixed 52.6
SusWrite 115
69% 94 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 0.97 MB/s
97GB free
Firmware: CV13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 89 88 89 88 89 MB/s
Read 89.2
Write 80.8
Mixed 66.7
SusWrite 88.5
60% 81.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
104% 0.83 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 40,685,915 HDDs tested.

Typical ST4000VX000-1F4168 4TB Builds (Compare 29,469 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $694

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