Average Bench: 52.3% (288th of 1015)

Based on 23 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate ST31000333AS
Poor: 44%Average: 52.3% Great: 61%

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Average average bench

The Seagate ST31000333AS 1TB averaged 47.7% 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 0.49MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.41MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST31000333AS 1TB is just 16.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Seagate ST31000333AS 1TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 82.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 86.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 23 samples)
Min Avg Max
64.5 Read 92 109
37 Write 86.4 110
46 Mixed 80.2 104
65.5 SusWrite 82.5 88.9
63.3% 85.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.32 4K Read 0.63 0.8
0.87 4K Write 1.41 1.75
0.21 4K Mixed 0.49 1
106% 0.84 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
518GB free
Firmware: CC1H
Read 97.1
Write 96.6
Mixed 87.7
70% 93.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 1.67
4K Mixed 0.46
114% 0.96 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: CC3H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 84 88 88 88 88 MB/s
Read 87
Write 83.2
Mixed 46.7
SusWrite 87.2
56% 76 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
159% 1.07 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: CC3H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 89 89 89 89 88 MB/s
Read 83
Write 37
Mixed 46
SusWrite 88.5
47% 63.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 1
172% 1.1 MB/s
4TB free
Firmware: CC3H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 87 90 89 90 90 MB/s
Read 78.7
Write 45
Mixed 46.8
SusWrite 88.9
48% 64.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
161% 1.07 MB/s
50GB free
Firmware: CC1F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 86 92 67 89 79 MB/s
Read 82.5
Write 79.2
Mixed 46.8
SusWrite 82.3
53% 72.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
159% 1.03 MB/s
29GB free
Firmware: CC1F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 65 68 64 65 66 MB/s
Read 89
Write 84.5
Mixed 48.5
SusWrite 65.5
53% 71.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
159% 1.07 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,748,000 HDDs tested.

Typical ST31000333AS 1TB Builds (Compare 1,077 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Motherboard: MSI FM2-A75MA-E35 (MS-7721) - $260

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 35% - Below average Total price: $449

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