Average Bench: 76.3% (104th of 1015)

Based on 65 user benchmarks.  Models: ST8000DM0004-1ZC11G, ST8000DM 0004-1ZC11G, ST8000DM ST8000DM0004-1ZC, ST8000DM0004-1ZC

Good average bench

The Seagate ST8000DM0004-1ZC11G 8TB averaged 23.7% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 4.62MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.81MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST8000DM0004-1ZC11G 8TB is 68.5%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Seagate ST8000DM0004-1ZC11G 8TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 76.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 125MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 65 samples)
Min Avg Max
32 Read 125 228
51.2 Write 131 200
25.5 Mixed 76.7 110
68.1 SusWrite 139 229
86.7% 118 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 4.62 7.9
0.5 4K Write 2.45 4.7
0.2 4K Mixed 0.81 1.2
328% 2.63 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 27,394,363 HDDs tested.

Typical ST8000DM0004-1ZC11G 8TB Builds (Compare 23,598 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $1,267

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