Average Bench: 76.4% (101st of 1015)

Based on 37,021 user benchmarks.  Models: ST1000LM049-2GH172, ST1000LM 049-2GH172, ST1000LM049-2GH1

Good average bench

The Seagate ST1000LM049-2GH172 1TB averaged 23.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate ST1000LM049-2GH172 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.65MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.45MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST1000LM049-2GH172 1TB is 53%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate ST1000LM049-2GH172 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 66MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 120MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 37,021 samples)
Min Avg Max
50.4 Read 120 163
75.2 Write 136 174
47.7 Mixed 66 76.4
80.1 SusWrite 147 177
85.7% 117 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 1.45 2.2
0.8 4K Write 1.58 2.1
0.2 4K Mixed 0.65 1
162% 1.23 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
889GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 170 178 183 181 177 MB/s
Read 157
Write 174
Mixed 77.5
SusWrite 176
107% 146 MB/s
4K Read 2.1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
224% 1.67 MB/s
931GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 178 180 180 175 179 MB/s
Read 150
Write 150
Mixed 74.3
SusWrite 177
101% 138 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1
221% 1.57 MB/s
879GB free
Firmware: LXM3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 173 181 182 184 182 MB/s
Read 148
Write 153
Mixed 69.2
SusWrite 179
100% 137 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.6
144% 0.97 MB/s
931GB free
Firmware: RPM2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 170 166 168 168 169 MB/s
Read 155
Write 163
Mixed 72.9
SusWrite 168
102% 140 MB/s
4K Read 2.4
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
248% 1.8 MB/s
458GB free
Firmware: RXM3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 89 89 89 82 91 MB/s
Read 82.3
Write 81.2
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 88
58% 78 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 0.4
168% 1.9 MB/s
377GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 99 99 99 99 103 MB/s
Read 67.7
Write 79.7
Mixed 56.5
SusWrite 99.1
56% 75.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
185% 1.33 MB/s
504GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LXM3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 33 60 89 63 39 MB/s
Read 72.1
Write 114
Mixed 41
SusWrite 57.3
52% 71.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.2
85% 0.87 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 23,066,415 HDDs tested.

Typical ST1000LM049-2GH172 1TB Builds (Compare 7,656 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

System: Lenovo 81FV

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 Comments

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Excellent

1 month ago.

Not very bad for the price. But it's still as slow as one of the cheapest 1TB SSD below↓


Poor

4 months ago.

Not bad. My new Samsung 860 QVO for replaced!


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