Average Bench: 79.7% (80th of 1015)

Based on 60 user benchmarks.  Model: SEAGATE ST6000NM0034

Good average bench

The Seagate ST6000NM0034 6TB averaged 20.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate ST6000NM0034 6TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 1.06MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.16MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST6000NM0034 6TB is 67%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Seagate ST6000NM0034 6TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 73.9MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 103MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 60 samples)
Min Avg Max
104 Read 172 212
41.5 Write 106 204
38.5 Mixed 73.9 109
38.2 SusWrite 103 209
83.5% 114 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.73 4K Read 1.16 1.3
0.61 4K Write 1.94 4.4
0.5 4K Mixed 1.06 1.6
202% 1.38 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 40,614,927 HDDs tested.

Typical ST6000NM0034 6TB Builds (Compare 1,925 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

System: HP Z820 Workstation

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