Average Bench: 46% (390th of 1015)

Based on 5,596 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate BUP BK

Below average average bench

The Seagate BUP BK 4TB averaged 53.9% 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 3.76MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.57MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate BUP BK 4TB is 52.8%. 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 72.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 62.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,596 samples)
Min Avg Max
25.4 Read 72.7 109
21 Write 84 127
23.7 Mixed 62.7 93
17.8 SusWrite 86.6 130
56.5% 76.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 1.08 2.24
1.76 4K Write 3.76 5.2
0.3 4K Mixed 0.57 0.8
178% 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: 118 124 123 125 128 131 MB/s
Read 110
Write 131
Mixed 80.3
SusWrite 125
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.8
4K Mixed 0.8
193% 1.8 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0109
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 136 137 134 137 138 MB/s
Read 101
Write 133
Mixed 78.5
SusWrite 134
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.6
4K Mixed 0.8
189% 1.73 MB/s
621GB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 97 100 99 99 100 MB/s
Read 61.2
Write 84.7
Mixed 63.7
SusWrite 98.5
57% 77 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 4.7
4K Mixed 0.5
155% 1.83 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 93 88 92 95 95 MB/s
Read 64.3
Write 82.5
Mixed 53.8
SusWrite 92.9
54% 73.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 0.5
138% 1.4 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 0108
SusWrite @10s intervals: 28 28 26 27 26 55 MB/s
Read 36
Write 22.5
Mixed 26.2
SusWrite 31.5
22% 29 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 4.5
4K Mixed 0.2
110% 1.6 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 22 22 22 21 22 22 MB/s
Read 22.2
Write 20.5
Mixed 19.2
SusWrite 21.9
16% 21 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.5
135% 1.27 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,706,215 HDDs tested.

Typical BUP BK 4TB Builds (Compare 43 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

System: HP Z1 G2 Touch Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $506

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