Average Bench: 100% (4th of 1014)

Based on 102 user benchmarks.  Models: ST8000NE0004-1ZF11G, ST8000NE0004-1ZF, ST8000NE 0004-1ZF11G

Excellent average bench

The Seagate ST8000NE0004-1ZF11G 8TB averaged 0.0% 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 5.66MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 2.4MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST8000NE0004-1ZF11G 8TB is 61.7%. 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 97.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 171MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 102 samples)
Min Avg Max
113 Read 176 224
106 Write 171 215
69.8 Mixed 97.1 147
99.3 SusWrite 172 221
113% 154 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1.55 4K Read 2.4 2.8
2.82 4K Write 5.66 7.99
0.32 4K Mixed 0.87 1.2
302% 2.98 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3TB free
Firmware: EN01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 167 169 168 168 168 MB/s
Read 172
Write 163
Mixed 93.5
SusWrite 168
109% 149 MB/s
4K Read 2.2
4K Write 7.9
4K Mixed 0.8
327% 3.63 MB/s
390GB free
Firmware: EN01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 65 71 69 68 68 MB/s
Read 123
Write 141
Mixed 51.9
SusWrite 68.3
70% 96 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 3.6
4K Mixed 1.3
290% 2.27 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 25,142,334 HDDs tested.

Typical ST8000NE0004-1ZF11G 8TB Builds (Compare 16,148 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop 50%
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0 - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 37% - Below average Total price: $761

Popular ST8000NE0004-1ZF11G 8TB compatible motherboards:

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Intel Core i7-9700K $360Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super) $500Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $249
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $84SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $681SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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