Average Bench: 78% (86th of 1015)

more Based on 7,846 user benchmarks.  Models: ST1000VX005-2EZ102, ST1000VX005-2EZ, ST1000VX005-1EZ1, ST1000VX005-2EZ1, ST1000VX005-2EZ103, ST1000VX005-1SB102, ST1000VX 005-2EZ102, ST1000VX005-2E3162, ST1000VX005-1EZ102, ST1000VX ST1000VX005-2EZ1, ST1000VX005-2E31

Good average bench

The Seagate SkyHawk 1TB (2016) averaged 22.0% 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 0.74MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.8MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate SkyHawk 1TB (2016) is 50.5%. 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 66.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.35MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,846 samples)
Min Avg Max
68.1 Read 136 172
74.9 Write 135 167
40 Mixed 66.9 79.8
75.5 SusWrite 136 172
86.7% 119 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.8 1
0.9 4K Write 1.35 1.8
0.4 4K Mixed 0.74 0.9
141% 0.96 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
879GB free
Firmware: CV11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 169 170 168 170 169 MB/s
Read 170
Write 159
Mixed 76.2
SusWrite 169
105% 144 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 1
179% 1.13 MB/s
872GB free
Firmware: CV11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 161 162 162 163 162 MB/s
Read 172
Write 164
Mixed 77.1
SusWrite 162
105% 144 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
144% 1 MB/s
896GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CV11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 141 158 162 160 152 MB/s
Read 168
Write 163
Mixed 75.5
SusWrite 151
102% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
139% 1 MB/s
703GB free
Firmware: CV11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 125 125 124 125 124 MB/s
Read 157
Write 160
Mixed 78.7
SusWrite 124
95% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
139% 0.97 MB/s
382GB free
Firmware: CV11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 81 82 80 81 80 MB/s
Read 147
Write 140
Mixed 61.6
SusWrite 80.9
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
163% 1.07 MB/s
857GB free
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 127 130 134 128 131 MB/s
Read 95.6
Write 99.9
Mixed 54.7
SusWrite 130
70% 95.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
117% 0.77 MB/s
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Typical SkyHawk 1TB (2016) Builds (Compare 10,167 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
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Gaming 8%
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Desktop
Desktop 60%
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Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Intel H61

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