Average Bench: 106% (2nd of 1014)

Based on 4,219 user benchmarks.  Models: ST4000DM006-2G5107, ST4000DM 006-2G5107, ST4000DM006-2G51, ST4000DM ST4000DM006-2G51

Outstanding average bench

The Seagate ST4000DM006-2G5107 4TB averaged 6.5% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate ST4000DM006-2G5107 4TB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 1.11MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 4.3MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST4000DM006-2G5107 4TB is 49.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate ST4000DM006-2G5107 4TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 92.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 181MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 4,219 samples)
Min Avg Max
129 Read 189 226
127 Write 181 215
73.5 Mixed 92.9 106
126 SusWrite 182 218
118% 161 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1 4K Read 1.27 1.4
3.12 4K Write 4.3 5
0.9 4K Mixed 1.11 1.3
256% 2.23 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2.5TB free
Firmware: DN04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 212 212 213 213 213 MB/s
Read 216
Write 205
Mixed 104
SusWrite 208
134% 183 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 1.2
277% 2.37 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: DN04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 197 198 198 200 203 MB/s
Read 216
Write 215
Mixed 97.4
SusWrite 198
132% 181 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 4.7
4K Mixed 1.1
259% 2.33 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: DN04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 202 201 199 204 201 MB/s
Read 210
Write 197
Mixed 105
SusWrite 201
130% 178 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 4.6
4K Mixed 1
250% 2.3 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: DN04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 181 181 184 184 184 MB/s
Read 205
Write 192
Mixed 96.6
SusWrite 182
124% 169 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 4.6
4K Mixed 1
250% 2.3 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: DN02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 167 163 167 164 166 MB/s
Read 198
Write 198
Mixed 97.2
SusWrite 165
120% 165 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 4.8
4K Mixed 1.2
276% 2.43 MB/s
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Typical ST4000DM006-2G5107 4TB Builds (Compare 6,898 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 125%
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 114%

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z370-E GAMING - $240

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $1,508

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17 months ago.

Good performing drive but a bit noisy and case vibrates slightly but noticeably during periods of peak operation.


3 years ago.

I've only had it a short while but the speeds are impressive. With that said, it's going to be up to the endurance test that will show whether this drive will be a good long term investment. Also, it should be called the Barracuda Pro 4TB as seen here: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01MSW4MNS/

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