Average Bench: 44.5% (413th of 1015)

Based on 11,759 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate BUP BK

Below average average bench

The Seagate BUP BK 4TB averaged 55.5% 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 Write Speed 3.94MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.54MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate BUP BK 4TB is 51.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate BUP BK 4TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 69.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 61.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,759 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.7 Read 69.6 108
23.2 Write 79.7 123
22.9 Mixed 61.2 86.9
21.6 SusWrite 84.3 130
54.5% 73.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 1.13 2.3
2.46 4K Write 3.94 5.4
0.3 4K Mixed 0.54 0.8
180% 1.87 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 122 127 130 130 130 MB/s
Read 94
Write 124
Mixed 74.3
SusWrite 126
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 4
4K Mixed 0.7
194% 1.9 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 108 113 113 111 110 MB/s
Read 91.8
Write 113
Mixed 102
SusWrite 111
78% 104 MB/s
4K Read 2.8
4K Write 4.8
4K Mixed 0.7
283% 2.77 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0109
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 109 116 122 119 117 MB/s
Read 85.5
Write 108
Mixed 71.9
SusWrite 115
70% 95.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.8
4K Mixed 0.6
170% 1.73 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 110 112 111 108 109 MB/s
Read 89.5
Write 88.9
Mixed 70.4
SusWrite 108
66% 89.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3.6
4K Mixed 0.7
174% 1.67 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 114 112 112 112 112 MB/s
Read 85.7
Write 110
Mixed 68.1
SusWrite 111
69% 93.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 3.5
4K Mixed 0.6
156% 1.57 MB/s
641GB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 76 78 78 78 80 MB/s
Read 52.6
Write 74.6
Mixed 68.1
SusWrite 77.4
51% 68.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 0.5
158% 1.77 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 19 20 20 19 20 20 MB/s
Read 26.1
Write 27.2
Mixed 25.3
SusWrite 19.6
18% 24.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 0.6
203% 2.07 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 39,054,044 HDDs tested.

Typical BUP BK 4TB Builds (Compare 85,506 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,030

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