Average Bench: 78.7% (89th of 1015)

more Based on 6,422 user benchmarks.  Models: ST1000VX005-2EZ102, ST1000VX005-2EZ, 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 21.2% 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 0.75MB/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 47.5%. 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 67.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.36MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,422 samples)
Min Avg Max
86.8 Read 141 175
88.5 Write 137 170
39.8 Mixed 67.4 80.6
72.3 SusWrite 134 175
87.6% 120 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 0.82 1
1 4K Write 1.36 1.9
0.5 4K Mixed 0.75 0.9
143% 0.98 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
866GB free
Firmware: CV11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 172 173 174 173 173 MB/s
Read 170
Write 148
Mixed 82.2
SusWrite 173
105% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.93 MB/s
431GB free
Firmware: CV11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 140 140 140 139 140 MB/s
Read 121
Write 120
Mixed 70.2
SusWrite 139
82% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1 MB/s
229GB free
Firmware: CV11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 108 106 106 104 107 MB/s
Read 119
Write 104
Mixed 67.4
SusWrite 106
73% 99.1 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
158% 1.1 MB/s
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CV11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 23 13 18 31 32 34 MB/s
Read 16.5
Write 39.8
Mixed 21.1
SusWrite 25.1
19% 25.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.3
66% 0.6 MB/s
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Typical SkyHawk 1TB (2016) Builds (Compare 63,780 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $62

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $562

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