Average Bench: 65.6% (157th of 1015)

more Based on 26,974 user benchmarks.  Models: ST3000DM007-1WY10G, ST3000DM007-2EP102, ST3000DM ST3000DM007-1WY1, ST3000DM007-2U910G, ST3000DM007-2DM166, ST3000DM 007-1WY10G, ST3000DM007-1WY1

Above average average bench

The Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2017) averaged 34.4% 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 1.47MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 139MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2017) is 49.4%. 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 0.13MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 0.84MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 26,974 samples)
Min Avg Max
42.9 Read 90 142
61.5 Write 117 152
34.3 Mixed 65.8 75.8
72.9 SusWrite 139 176
75.5% 103 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 1.47 2.01
0.5 4K Write 0.84 3.56
0 4K Mixed 0.13 0.8
91.2% 0.81 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: 165 179 181 179 181 179 MB/s
Read 123
Write 161
Mixed 69.2
SusWrite 178
97% 132 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1
207% 1.4 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 183 180 176 186 182 MB/s
Read 96.3
Write 123
Mixed 75.5
SusWrite 181
87% 119 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
68% 0.63 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 166 171 175 174 174 MB/s
Read 104
Write 130
Mixed 72.2
SusWrite 170
87% 119 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
63% 0.6 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 177 158 159 184 185 MB/s
Read 98.9
Write 118
Mixed 78.3
SusWrite 174
86% 117 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
76% 0.7 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 163 165 166 159 153 MB/s
Read 86.4
Write 136
Mixed 60.6
SusWrite 159
81% 110 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
68% 0.63 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 135 136 142 139 137 MB/s
Read 93
Write 124
Mixed 68.2
SusWrite 136
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.6
138% 0.87 MB/s
317GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 148 147 155 145 153 MB/s
Read 66.1
Write 106
Mixed 63.4
SusWrite 148
70% 95.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
38% 0.4 MB/s
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Typical Barracuda 3TB (2017) Builds (Compare 116,504 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $974

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