Average Bench: 44.6% (411th of 1015)

Based on 13,353 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate BUP BK

Below average average bench

The Seagate BUP BK 4TB averaged 55.3% 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 3.82MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.56MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate BUP BK 4TB is 49.9%. 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 68.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 62.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,353 samples)
Min Avg Max
25.2 Read 68.4 104
20.1 Write 82.1 124
22 Mixed 62.8 94.6
21 SusWrite 86.1 128
55.3% 74.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 1.13 2.4
2.3 4K Write 3.82 5.1
0.3 4K Mixed 0.56 0.8
180% 1.84 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 79 83 76 83 80 MB/s
Read 101
Write 68.2
Mixed 97.6
SusWrite 80.5
65% 86.8 MB/s
4K Read 2.2
4K Write 3.9
4K Mixed 1
275% 2.37 MB/s
239GB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 74 74 74 73 76 MB/s
Read 74.5
Write 92.9
Mixed 71.9
SusWrite 74.9
58% 78.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 0.6
162% 1.53 MB/s
907GB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 80 81 78 78 81 MB/s
Read 54
Write 80.6
Mixed 79.1
SusWrite 80.2
55% 73.5 MB/s
4K Read 2.6
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 0.4
245% 2.67 MB/s
527GB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 68 68 68 70 67 MB/s
Read 58.7
Write 78.2
Mixed 67.9
SusWrite 68.3
51% 68.3 MB/s
4K Read 2.2
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 0.3
223% 2.6 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 0108
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 39 38 39 39 39 MB/s
Read 37.7
Write 41.1
Mixed 35.5
SusWrite 38.5
28% 38.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 0.6
180% 1.7 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 29 30 30 29 31 31 MB/s
Read 28.4
Write 29.8
Mixed 28.8
SusWrite 30
22% 29.2 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.6
118% 0.7 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 21 23 23 26 28 27 MB/s
Read 28.1
Write 36.9
Mixed 32
SusWrite 24.6
23% 30.4 MB/s
4K Read 2.3
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.6
181% 1.3 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 53,139,974 HDDs tested

Typical BUP BK 4TB Builds (Compare 22,999 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $703

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