Average Bench: 45% (406th of 1015)

Based on 4,562 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate BUP BK

Below average average bench

The Seagate BUP BK 4TB averaged 54.9% 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 3.73MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.56MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate BUP BK 4TB is 53.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate BUP BK 4TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 60MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 70.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,562 samples)
Min Avg Max
25.6 Read 70.7 109
21.8 Write 82.5 127
23.6 Mixed 60 86.9
18.3 SusWrite 85.2 130
55% 74.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 1.04 2.3
1.67 4K Write 3.73 5.1
0.2 4K Mixed 0.56 0.8
174% 1.78 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3TB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 115 119 119 119 117 MB/s
Read 99.9
Write 125
Mixed 77.7
SusWrite 117
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 2.3
4K Write 4.3
4K Mixed 0.9
276% 2.5 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0109
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 125 123 122 123 125 MB/s
Read 73.3
Write 116
Mixed 77.2
SusWrite 122
72% 96.9 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 4
4K Mixed 0.7
194% 1.9 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 0108
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 111 112 112 112 113 MB/s
Read 81.7
Write 107
Mixed 67.5
SusWrite 111
68% 91.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 4
4K Mixed 0.6
174% 1.8 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 108 111 114 115 111 MB/s
Read 79.3
Write 93.5
Mixed 61.9
SusWrite 105
62% 85 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.8
4K Mixed 0.5
163% 1.73 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 90 92 91 83 89 MB/s
Read 69
Write 91.9
Mixed 59.9
SusWrite 89.5
57% 77.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 0.5
148% 1.53 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 26 29 29 30 30 29 MB/s
Read 30.3
Write 26.8
Mixed 22.5
SusWrite 28.9
20% 27.1 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 0.6
166% 1.57 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,165,299 HDDs tested.

Typical BUP BK 4TB Builds (Compare 37 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

System: HP Z1 G2 Touch Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $394

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