Average Bench: 47% (358th of 1015)

Based on 7,465 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate BUP BK

Below average average bench

The Seagate BUP BK 4TB averaged 52.9% 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 3.87MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.55MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate BUP BK 4TB is 50.6%. 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 72.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 63.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,465 samples)
Min Avg Max
28 Read 72.9 108
22.5 Write 84.6 127
25.5 Mixed 63.8 90.5
21.8 SusWrite 89.8 129
57.5% 77.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 1.12 2.2
2.5 4K Write 3.87 5.3
0.3 4K Mixed 0.55 0.8
180% 1.85 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: 133 133 133 133 133 134 MB/s
Read 101
Write 128
Mixed 75.5
SusWrite 133
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 0.7
200% 1.97 MB/s
70GB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 130 128 128 113 113 MB/s
Read 110
Write 134
Mixed 106
SusWrite 122
88% 118 MB/s
4K Read 2.2
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 1
279% 2.43 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 0109
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 125 125 127 127 128 MB/s
Read 98.2
Write 123
Mixed 79.2
SusWrite 125
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 0.7
172% 1.6 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 108 112 112 107 109 MB/s
Read 102
Write 108
Mixed 61.7
SusWrite 106
69% 94.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 4.7
4K Mixed 0.7
186% 1.97 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 110 113 111 114 109 MB/s
Read 80.3
Write 97.3
Mixed 73.5
SusWrite 110
67% 90.2 MB/s
4K Read 2.2
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.5
194% 1.73 MB/s
212GB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 42 42 41 33 30 MB/s
Read 42.3
Write 69.6
Mixed 64
SusWrite 37.6
40% 53.4 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.5
4K Mixed 0.3
185% 2.33 MB/s
278GB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 35 39 39 39 38 MB/s
Read 34.5
Write 34.9
Mixed 31.3
SusWrite 37.8
26% 34.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 0.4
125% 1.33 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,484,872 HDDs tested.

Typical BUP BK 4TB Builds (Compare 15,110 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

System: Dell XPS 15 9570

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