Average Bench: 69.3% (135th of 1015)

Based on 69,594 user benchmarks.  Models: ST4000DM004-2CV104, ST4000DM004-2CV1, ST4000DM ST4000DM004-2CV1, ST4000DM 004-2CV104

Above average average bench

The Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017) averaged 30.7% 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 Read Speed 1.43MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.97MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017) is 52.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 66.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 97.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 69,594 samples)
Min Avg Max
48.9 Read 97.6 148
63.1 Write 122 154
47.8 Mixed 66.3 78.1
79 SusWrite 144 180
78.6% 107 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 1.43 2.24
0.5 4K Write 1.97 5.2
0 4K Mixed 0.27 0.8
125% 1.22 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 166 175 179 178 178 MB/s
Read 136
Write 150
Mixed 67.5
SusWrite 175
96% 132 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 0.6
199% 2.17 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 171 169 174 176 174 MB/s
Read 102
Write 144
Mixed 72
SusWrite 172
90% 122 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
84% 0.77 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 161 166 165 167 164 MB/s
Read 102
Write 147
Mixed 68
SusWrite 163
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
55% 0.53 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 146 150 148 150 149 MB/s
Read 82.2
Write 96.5
Mixed 69.3
SusWrite 147
73% 98.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 0.5
211% 2.33 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 130 130 123 135 134 MB/s
Read 68.4
Write 110
Mixed 66.8
SusWrite 129
69% 93.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
63% 0.6 MB/s
362GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 68 73 74 92 92 MB/s
Read 59.3
Write 107
Mixed 68.3
SusWrite 79.4
58% 78.4 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
63% 0.6 MB/s
362GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 69 69 69 83 86 MB/s
Read 62
Write 74.5
Mixed 67.5
SusWrite 75.1
52% 69.8 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
51% 0.5 MB/s
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Typical Barracuda 4TB (2017) Builds (Compare 43,351 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,001

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