Average Bench: 46.7% (374th of 1015)

Based on 5,141 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate BUP BK

Below average average bench

The Seagate BUP BK 4TB averaged 53.3% 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 3.76MB/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 52%. 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 62.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 73.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,141 samples)
Min Avg Max
26.2 Read 73.5 107
21.3 Write 84.9 128
23 Mixed 62.2 90.9
19.9 SusWrite 88.2 131
57% 77.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 1.09 2.2
2.24 4K Write 3.76 5.1
0.2 4K Mixed 0.56 0.8
177% 1.8 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3TB free
Firmware: 0108
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 128 129 128 129 130 MB/s
Read 106
Write 118
Mixed 77.8
SusWrite 128
79% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.6
4K Mixed 0.7
182% 1.73 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 0108
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 128 126 125 127 129 MB/s
Read 106
Write 123
Mixed 73.5
SusWrite 126
79% 107 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 3.8
4K Mixed 0.7
198% 1.9 MB/s
599GB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 115 118 118 117 111 MB/s
Read 106
Write 132
Mixed 70.2
SusWrite 116
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 3.8
4K Mixed 0.8
209% 1.93 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 91 95 98 97 97 MB/s
Read 95
Write 98.5
Mixed 94.2
SusWrite 94.7
71% 95.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 4.5
4K Mixed 0.7
240% 2.37 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 95 100 102 102 103 MB/s
Read 82.5
Write 90.5
Mixed 68.2
SusWrite 99.9
63% 85.3 MB/s
4K Read 2.3
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 0.5
246% 2.63 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 0109
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 40 41 42 42 42 MB/s
Read 34.5
Write 41.5
Mixed 34.3
SusWrite 41.3
28% 37.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 4.5
4K Mixed 0.5
189% 2.07 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 35 34 35 34 30 MB/s
Read 25.5
Write 32.5
Mixed 30.5
SusWrite 32.6
22% 30.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.5
129% 1.2 MB/s
305GB free
Firmware: 0108
SusWrite @10s intervals: 25 19 3.2 0 0 13 MB/s
Read 26.2
Write 26
Mixed 25.3
SusWrite 10
16% 21.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.3
71% 0.7 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,235,298 HDDs tested.

Typical BUP BK 4TB Builds (Compare 41 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

System: HP Z1 G2 Touch Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $501

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