Average Bench: 60% (191st of 1015)

Based on 2,466 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate Backup+ Hub BK

Above average average bench

The Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 6TB averaged 39.9% 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 2.89MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.64MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 6TB is 73.3%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 6TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 77.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 95.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,466 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.4 Read 95.8 147
24.3 Write 104 154
26.3 Mixed 77.3 109
18.6 SusWrite 112 170
71.8% 97.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.9 4K Read 2.89 6.69
0.61 4K Write 3.75 4.8
0.3 4K Mixed 0.64 0.9
261% 2.43 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
5TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 155 169 173 171 169 MB/s
Read 150
Write 156
Mixed 107
SusWrite 164
106% 144 MB/s
4K Read 7.2
4K Write 3.7
4K Mixed 0.8
457% 3.9 MB/s
4.5TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 163 166 169 174 174 MB/s
Read 143
Write 152
Mixed 94.7
SusWrite 168
102% 140 MB/s
4K Read 5.9
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 0.8
387% 3.17 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 147 154 153 150 154 MB/s
Read 124
Write 140
Mixed 80.7
SusWrite 152
91% 124 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 3.6
4K Mixed 0.7
207% 1.93 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 114 113 112 116 119 MB/s
Read 106
Write 102
Mixed 64.3
SusWrite 114
71% 96.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 0.6
169% 1.83 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 122 125 125 125 125 MB/s
Read 89.3
Write 118
Mixed 81.2
SusWrite 123
76% 103 MB/s
4K Read 2.5
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 0.6
249% 2.43 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 122 123 123 115 115 MB/s
Read 91.7
Write 125
Mixed 86
SusWrite 118
78% 105 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 3.7
4K Mixed 0.6
206% 2 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 95 68 86 99 109 MB/s
Read 64.3
Write 84.8
Mixed 78.5
SusWrite 94
60% 80.4 MB/s
4K Read 2
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 0.4
182% 1.77 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,746,444 HDDs tested.

Typical Backup+ Hub BK 6TB Builds (Compare 19,127 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 103%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX X470-F GAMING - $166

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,059

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