Average Bench: 61.4% (186th of 1015)

Based on 5,154 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate Backup+ Hub BK

Above average average bench

The Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 6TB averaged 38.5% 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 2.97MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.66MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 6TB is 76.6%. 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 74.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 97.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,154 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.8 Read 97.9 149
23.7 Write 105 156
24.8 Mixed 74.9 110
16.1 SusWrite 115 175
72.2% 98.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.7 4K Read 2.97 6.55
0.5 4K Write 3.81 5.05
0.3 4K Mixed 0.66 0.9
267% 2.48 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
91GB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 157 157 157 163 160 MB/s
Read 111
Write 137
Mixed 79.3
SusWrite 158
89% 121 MB/s
4K Read 2.4
4K Write 3.9
4K Mixed 0.7
250% 2.33 MB/s
29GB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 108 108 112 117 104 MB/s
Read 81.8
Write 99
Mixed 77.5
SusWrite 109
68% 91.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 4.6
4K Mixed 0.5
220% 2.33 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 40 39 39 40 41 MB/s
Read 35
Write 33.1
Mixed 34.7
SusWrite 39.4
26% 35.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 4.3
4K Mixed 0.6
180% 1.9 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 25 24 24 25 25 25 MB/s
Read 29.2
Write 25.2
Mixed 26.5
SusWrite 24.9
20% 26.5 MB/s
4K Read 2.7
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 0.5
226% 2.1 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 29,522,141 HDDs tested.

Typical Backup+ Hub BK 6TB Builds (Compare 34,860 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $129

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $952

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