Average Bench: 68% (140th of 1015)

Based on 54,515 user benchmarks.  Models: ST4000DM004-2CV104, ST4000DM004-2CV1, ST4000DM ST4000DM004-2CV1, ST4000DM 004-2CV104

Above average average bench

The Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017) averaged 32.0% 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 1.39MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.38MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017) is 51.8%. 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 65.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 93.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 54,515 samples)
Min Avg Max
37.6 Read 93.5 143
68.2 Write 122 155
45.6 Mixed 65.6 77.5
70.9 SusWrite 143 183
77.6% 106 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 1.39 2.02
0.5 4K Write 2.38 5.32
0 4K Mixed 0.31 0.8
136% 1.36 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 187 189 187 188 193 MB/s
Read 165
Write 149
Mixed 72.5
SusWrite 185
104% 143 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
80% 0.73 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 157 151 147 158 149 MB/s
Read 118
Write 151
Mixed 71.1
SusWrite 151
90% 123 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 0.7
214% 2.1 MB/s
678GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 136 142 145 145 144 MB/s
Read 39.2
Write 62.5
Mixed 10.5
SusWrite 143
46% 63.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
22% 0.27 MB/s
748GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 92 97 85 93 90 MB/s
Read 76
Write 69.8
Mixed 61.7
SusWrite 87.7
55% 73.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
43% 0.43 MB/s
820GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 51 53 49 60 68 64 MB/s
Read 79.7
Write 73
Mixed 52.5
SusWrite 57.5
48% 65.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
18% 0.23 MB/s
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Typical Barracuda 4TB (2017) Builds (Compare 32,983 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 113%
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Desktop
Desktop 115%
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Workstation
Workstation 99%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z370-E GAMING - $240

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $1,503

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