Average Bench: 50.1% (306th of 1015)

Based on 3,601 user benchmarks.  Models: ST4000LM024-2AN17V, ST4000LM 024-2AN17V, ST4000LM024-2AN1

Average average bench

The Seagate ST4000LM024-2AN17V 4TB averaged 49.8% 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 3.82MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.61MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST4000LM024-2AN17V 4TB is 29.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Seagate ST4000LM024-2AN17V 4TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 67.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 59.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,601 samples)
Min Avg Max
48 Read 67.4 98.4
60.3 Write 97.9 122
49.2 Mixed 59.8 69.7
61.6 SusWrite 106 134
61% 82.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.68 1
2.67 4K Write 3.82 4.7
0.4 4K Mixed 0.61 0.8
167% 1.71 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: 136 138 136 135 136 140 MB/s
Read 75.2
Write 123
Mixed 64.6
SusWrite 137
73% 99.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 0.8
206% 2.13 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 109 115 117 118 114 MB/s
Read 77
Write 104
Mixed 66.2
SusWrite 114
66% 90.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 3.7
4K Mixed 0.6
160% 1.63 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 125 127 123 129 129 MB/s
Read 67.1
Write 110
Mixed 67.4
SusWrite 121
67% 91.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 0.7
180% 1.83 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 122 125 124 128 128 MB/s
Read 62.2
Write 118
Mixed 65.9
SusWrite 120
68% 91.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 4.3
4K Mixed 0.7
187% 1.9 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 100 88 94 94 101 MB/s
Read 50
Write 84.9
Mixed 60.3
SusWrite 96.2
54% 72.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 0.6
149% 1.43 MB/s
42GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 94 95 96 96 97 MB/s
Read 48.8
Write 60.6
Mixed 57.2
SusWrite 94.5
48% 65.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 0.5
156% 1.73 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 30,948,672 HDDs tested.

Typical ST4000LM024-2AN17V 4TB Builds (Compare 38,351 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $125

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $836

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