Average Bench: 68.7% (140th of 1010)

Based on 7,987 user benchmarks.  Models: ST4000DM004-2CV104, ST4000DM004-2CV1, ST4000DM ST4000DM004-2CV1, ST4000DM 004-2CV104

Above average average bench

The Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017) averaged 31.2% 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 Write Speed 3.96MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.45MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017) is 53.2%. 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 63.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 95.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,987 samples)
Min Avg Max
48.2 Read 95.1 151
59.7 Write 123 155
42.8 Mixed 63.8 74
73.9 SusWrite 144 178
77.8% 106 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 1.45 5.69
0.5 4K Write 3.96 5.7
0 4K Mixed 0.54 0.9
193% 1.98 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: 154 167 159 175 180 161 MB/s
Read 146
Write 150
Mixed 68
SusWrite 166
97% 132 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
63% 0.6 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 182 181 179 174 185 MB/s
Read 101
Write 138
Mixed 68.2
SusWrite 180
89% 122 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 4.8
4K Mixed 0.7
217% 2.23 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 155 157 158 156 158 MB/s
Read 75.5
Write 115
Mixed 60.1
SusWrite 154
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 0.5
200% 2.23 MB/s
643GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 83 84 84 90 93 MB/s
Read 48.5
Write 84.7
Mixed 51
SusWrite 85.5
50% 67.4 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.4
4K Mixed 0.4
190% 2.3 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 11,818,841 HDDs tested.

 Prices

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Typical Barracuda 4TB (2017) Builds (Compare 14,333 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
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Desktop
Desktop 123%
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Workstation
Workstation 114%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z370-E GAMING - $210

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $1,557

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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $358Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $78
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $249Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i7-7700K $355AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $147SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $145SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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