Average Bench: 89.6% (28th of 1015)

more Based on 529 user benchmarks.  Models: ST6000DM001-1XY17Z, ST6000DM001-1XY1, ST6000DM 001-1YW11C, ST6000DM ST6000DM001-1XY1, ST6000DM001-1YW1, ST6000DM001-1YW11C

Very good average bench

The Seagate Desktop HDD 6TB (2015) averaged just 10.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate Desktop HDD 6TB (2015) near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.68MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.25MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Desktop HDD 6TB (2015) is 55.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate Desktop HDD 6TB (2015) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 102MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 139MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 529 samples)
Min Avg Max
99.2 Read 160 208
78.6 Write 139 184
54.1 Mixed 102 163
65.6 SusWrite 155 203
102% 139 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.46 4K Read 1.25 1.7
1.47 4K Write 2.12 2.9
0.25 4K Mixed 0.68 1.1
166% 1.35 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: CC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 108 109 110 109 110 MB/s
Read 141
Write 116
Mixed 80.5
SusWrite 108
82% 111 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
193% 1.43 MB/s
21GB free
Firmware: CC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 101 101 102 102 101 MB/s
Read 99.2
Write 70.7
Mixed 74.5
SusWrite 101
64% 86.4 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
166% 1.2 MB/s
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Typical Desktop HDD 6TB (2015) Builds (Compare 837 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 79%
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Desktop
Desktop 104%
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Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asrock Z170 Extreme7+

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $1,058

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