Average Bench: 47.6% (349th of 1015)

Based on 4,172 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate BUP BK

Below average average bench

The Seagate BUP BK 5TB averaged 52.3% 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 3.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.58MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate BUP BK 5TB is 52.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate BUP BK 5TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 60.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 74.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,172 samples)
Min Avg Max
28.2 Read 74.6 109
24.4 Write 86.6 126
25.9 Mixed 60.4 75.4
20 SusWrite 90.6 131
57.5% 78 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.81 1.2
2.1 4K Write 3.5 4.2
0.3 4K Mixed 0.58 0.8
163% 1.63 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 118 115 125 116 122 MB/s
Read 91
Write 117
Mixed 71.8
SusWrite 120
74% 99.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.7
4K Mixed 0.7
184% 1.77 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 106 116 116 117 118 MB/s
Read 96.3
Write 102
Mixed 68.8
SusWrite 114
70% 95.3 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.7
4K Mixed 0.6
177% 1.77 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 112 111 112 112 109 MB/s
Read 82.5
Write 108
Mixed 73.6
SusWrite 110
69% 93.6 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.9
4K Mixed 0.6
181% 1.83 MB/s
680GB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 83 88 89 89 88 MB/s
Read 81.3
Write 106
Mixed 68.1
SusWrite 83
62% 84.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3.6
4K Mixed 0.6
162% 1.63 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 101 95 102 103 100 MB/s
Read 63.4
Write 95.2
Mixed 65.8
SusWrite 100
60% 81.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 0.6
147% 1.4 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0109
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 80 84 84 82 82 MB/s
Read 64.1
Write 76.8
Mixed 65.8
SusWrite 81.8
54% 72.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 0.5
134% 1.37 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 17 34 35 36 37 43 MB/s
Read 87.1
Write 104
Mixed 67.9
SusWrite 33.7
54% 73.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 0.6
146% 1.47 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 18 20 19 25 26 20 MB/s
Read 19.7
Write 30.2
Mixed 28.9
SusWrite 21.3
19% 25 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.3
47% 0.3 MB/s
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Typical BUP BK 5TB Builds (Compare 9,056 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 152%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 175%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG CROSSHAIR VIII HERO (WI-FI) - $400

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $2,370

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