Average Bench: 67.7% (144th of 1015)

Based on 20,345 user benchmarks.  Models: ST3000DM007-1WY10G, ST3000DM007-2EP102, ST3000DM ST3000DM007-1WY1, ST3000DM 007-1WY10G, ST3000DM007-1WY1

Above average average bench

The Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2017) averaged 32.2% 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 Read Speed 1.54MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 139MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2017) is 54.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2017) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.15MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 0.94MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 20,345 samples)
Min Avg Max
32 Read 97.1 144
41.9 Write 117 152
35.2 Mixed 66 76.8
45 SusWrite 139 177
76.8% 105 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 1.54 2.4
0.5 4K Write 0.94 4.7
0 4K Mixed 0.15 0.8
98.3% 0.88 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 169 173 182 183 178 MB/s
Read 134
Write 152
Mixed 77.7
SusWrite 175
99% 135 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
72% 0.67 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 184 187 183 191 187 MB/s
Read 103
Write 129
Mixed 62.7
SusWrite 187
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
80% 0.73 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 160 160 166 166 165 MB/s
Read 104
Write 138
Mixed 71.9
SusWrite 162
87% 119 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
63% 0.6 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 145 149 146 138 129 MB/s
Read 110
Write 140
Mixed 69.9
SusWrite 142
85% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
26% 0.3 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 145 146 154 148 149 MB/s
Read 91.6
Write 135
Mixed 74.9
SusWrite 145
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 2
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
193% 1.47 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 154 153 154 155 160 MB/s
Read 82.9
Write 136
Mixed 73
SusWrite 154
82% 111 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
63% 0.6 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 152 147 152 153 151 MB/s
Read 78
Write 96.5
Mixed 58
SusWrite 150
70% 95.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
30% 0.33 MB/s
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Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,055

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Just died after 3 month of unstable work.


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