Average Bench: 77.9% (91st of 1015)

Based on 82 user benchmarks.  Models: ST8000DM0004-1ZC11G, ST8000DM 0004-1ZC11G, ST8000DM ST8000DM0004-1ZC, ST8000DM0004-1ZC

Good average bench

The Seagate ST8000DM0004-1ZC11G 8TB averaged 22.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate ST8000DM0004-1ZC11G 8TB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 5.56MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.89MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST8000DM0004-1ZC11G 8TB is 66.7%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Seagate ST8000DM0004-1ZC11G 8TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 75.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 130MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 82 samples)
Min Avg Max
36.8 Read 131 212
44.5 Write 130 185
13.8 Mixed 75.4 124
31.4 SusWrite 138 204
87% 119 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 5.56 8
0.3 4K Write 2.5 4.6
0.2 4K Mixed 0.89 1.2
376% 2.98 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 33,227,980 HDDs tested.

Typical ST8000DM0004-1ZC11G 8TB Builds (Compare 21,554 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 47%
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asrock B450M Pro4 - $65

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $524

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