Average Bench: 64.8% (162nd of 1015)

more Based on 26,606 user benchmarks.  Models: ST3000DM007-1WY10G, ST3000DM007-2EP102, ST3000DM ST3000DM007-1WY1, ST3000DM007-2U910G, ST3000DM 007-2U910G, ST3000DM007-2DM166, ST3000DM 007-1WY10G, ST3000DM007-1WY1

Above average average bench

The Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2017) averaged 35.1% 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 1.43MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 138MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2017) is 46.1%. 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 0.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 0.77MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 26,606 samples)
Min Avg Max
47.5 Read 88.2 135
57.1 Write 117 150
33.8 Mixed 65.6 76.3
77.2 SusWrite 138 176
74.8% 102 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.48 4K Read 1.43 2
0.5 4K Write 0.77 2.92
0 4K Mixed 0.1 0.6
84.8% 0.77 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 174 157 169 166 173 MB/s
Read 140
Write 137
Mixed 60.2
SusWrite 167
92% 126 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
63% 0.6 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 174 179 178 175 175 MB/s
Read 103
Write 140
Mixed 65.9
SusWrite 174
88% 121 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
80% 0.73 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 159 161 157 158 161 MB/s
Read 102
Write 124
Mixed 70
SusWrite 157
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
72% 0.67 MB/s
837GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 121 120 129 133 136 MB/s
Read 119
Write 149
Mixed 69
SusWrite 126
85% 116 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: 119 116 119 118 127 123 MB/s
Read 73
Write 80.7
Mixed 64.2
SusWrite 120
62% 84.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
38% 0.4 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 129 130 123 131 133 MB/s
Read 62.5
Write 96
Mixed 65.8
SusWrite 128
65% 88.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
63% 0.6 MB/s
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Typical Barracuda 3TB (2017) Builds (Compare 25,951 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
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Gaming 129%
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Desktop
Desktop 94%
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Workstation
Workstation 130%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $25

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $850

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Just died after 3 month of unstable work.


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Intel Core i5-13600K $273Nvidia RTX 4060 $293Crucial MX500 250GB $39
Intel Core i5-12600K $171Nvidia RTX 4060-Ti $385Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $80
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $32Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $48SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
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