Average Bench: 38.5% (535th of 1015)

Based on 759 user benchmarks.  Model: PHD 3.0 Silicon-Power

Poor average bench

The PHD 3.0 Silicon-Power 1TB averaged 61.5% 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 Mixed IO Speed 0.54MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.71MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PHD 3.0 Silicon-Power 1TB is 54.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the PHD 3.0 Silicon-Power 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 43.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 60MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 759 samples)
Min Avg Max
25.8 Read 67.5 123
12.4 Write 60 121
16.2 Mixed 43.1 80.4
13.8 SusWrite 66.4 126
43.6% 59.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.71 1.4
0.2 4K Write 1.48 4.55
0.2 4K Mixed 0.54 0.9
117% 0.91 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
218GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 54 53 52 55 57 MB/s
Read 182
Write 109
Mixed 82
SusWrite 57.3
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 0.3
169% 2 MB/s
781GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 119 120 117 119 121 MB/s
Read 117
Write 116
Mixed 64.9
SusWrite 118
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
177% 1.27 MB/s
420GB free
Firmware: 2105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 84 82 85 85 85 MB/s
Read 74
Write 56.2
Mixed 48.5
SusWrite 84.1
48% 65.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.6
102% 0.63 MB/s
865GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 41 41 41 41 41 MB/s
Read 36.5
Write 37.7
Mixed 31
SusWrite 40.6
27% 36.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
145% 1.07 MB/s
729GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 28 33 38 38 37 35 MB/s
Read 38.2
Write 34
Mixed 26.1
SusWrite 34.9
25% 33.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 0.8
183% 1.63 MB/s
51GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 37 37 37 37 37 MB/s
Read 29.8
Write 36.8
Mixed 34.3
SusWrite 37
26% 34.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0
74% 0.97 MB/s
447GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 29 30 30 30 30 MB/s
Read 28.8
Write 29
Mixed 26.8
SusWrite 29.2
21% 28.5 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.5
146% 1.33 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 40,783,968 HDDs tested.

Typical 3.0 Silicon-Power 1TB Builds (Compare 4,819 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Acer Nitro AN515-53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 12% - Very poor Total price: $145

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