Average Bench: 80% (82nd of 1015)

more Based on 5,467 user benchmarks.  Models: ST1000VX005-2EZ102, ST1000VX005-2EZ, ST1000VX005-2EZ1, ST1000VX005-2EZ103, ST1000VX005-1SB102, ST1000VX 005-2EZ102, ST1000VX005-2E3162, ST1000VX ST1000VX005-2EZ1, ST1000VX005-2E31

Very good average bench

The Seagate SkyHawk 1TB (2016) averaged just 19.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate SkyHawk 1TB (2016) near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.76MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.82MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate SkyHawk 1TB (2016) is 47.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate SkyHawk 1TB (2016) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 67MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.33MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,467 samples)
Min Avg Max
88.5 Read 142 173
91 Write 140 169
38.9 Mixed 67 80.3
85.6 SusWrite 137 172
88.9% 122 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 0.82 1
0.9 4K Write 1.33 1.8
0.5 4K Mixed 0.76 0.9
143% 0.97 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
903GB free
Firmware: CV11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 170 170 169 172 170 MB/s
Read 167
Write 161
Mixed 70.9
SusWrite 169
104% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
152% 1.07 MB/s
551GB free
Firmware: CV11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 162 151 170 171 170 MB/s
Read 164
Write 92.9
Mixed 78.4
SusWrite 165
92% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
161% 1.07 MB/s
632GB free
Firmware: CV11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 152 153 153 155 155 MB/s
Read 148
Write 143
Mixed 71.2
SusWrite 153
94% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 0.97 MB/s
189GB free
Firmware: CV11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 166 167 169 168 168 MB/s
Read 128
Write 131
Mixed 70.9
SusWrite 167
91% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 0.97 MB/s
371GB free
Firmware: CV11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 132 132 132 132 132 MB/s
Read 152
Write 146
Mixed 64.7
SusWrite 131
90% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 0.97 MB/s
519GB free
Firmware: CV11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 126 138 139 141 140 MB/s
Read 138
Write 131
Mixed 65.5
SusWrite 134
86% 117 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
155% 1.03 MB/s
172GB free
Firmware: CV11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 87 87 86 86 86 MB/s
Read 145
Write 123
Mixed 74.5
SusWrite 86.1
79% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1 MB/s
194GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CV11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 148 150 147 174 175 MB/s
Read 69.3
Write 176
Mixed 60.4
SusWrite 153
84% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
139% 1 MB/s
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Gaming 48%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $80

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $594

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