Average Bench: 99.5% (5th of 1015)

Based on 260 user benchmarks.  Models: ST8000NE0004-1ZF11G, ST8000NE ST8000NE0004-1ZF, ST8000NE0004-1ZF, ST8000NE 0004-1ZF11G

Excellent average bench

The Seagate ST8000NE0004-1ZF11G 8TB averaged just 0.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate ST8000NE0004-1ZF11G 8TB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 5.81MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 2.45MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST8000NE0004-1ZF11G 8TB is 60.4%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Seagate ST8000NE0004-1ZF11G 8TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 94.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 168MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 260 samples)
Min Avg Max
115 Read 173 224
113 Write 168 215
71 Mixed 94.4 121
110 SusWrite 172 221
111% 152 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1.9 4K Read 2.45 2.9
3 4K Write 5.81 7.9
0.4 4K Mixed 0.9 1.2
310% 3.05 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
6TB free
Firmware: EN01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 183 187 186 187 187 MB/s
Read 193
Write 195
Mixed 94.1
SusWrite 186
122% 167 MB/s
4K Read 2.6
4K Write 7.6
4K Mixed 1.2
382% 3.8 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: EN01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 129 129 128 129 130 MB/s
Read 211
Write 218
Mixed 102
SusWrite 129
121% 165 MB/s
4K Read 2.5
4K Write 6.4
4K Mixed 1
334% 3.3 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,486,265 HDDs tested.

Typical ST8000NE0004-1ZF11G 8TB Builds (Compare 1,428 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 28%

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0 - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 42% - Average Total price: $740

Popular ST8000NE0004-1ZF11G 8TB compatible motherboards:

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