Average Bench: 74.7% (110th of 1015)

Based on 58,703 user benchmarks.  Models: ST1000LM049-2GH172, ST1000LM 049-2GH172, ST1000LM049-2GH1, ST1000LM ST1000LM049-2GH1

Good average bench

The Seagate ST1000LM049-2GH172 1TB averaged 25.3% 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 Mixed IO Speed 0.64MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.41MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST1000LM049-2GH172 1TB is 58%. 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 65.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 118MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 58,703 samples)
Min Avg Max
52.2 Read 118 162
74.2 Write 135 172
49.3 Mixed 65.6 76
65 SusWrite 142 176
84.3% 115 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 1.41 2.2
0.9 4K Write 1.59 2.14
0.2 4K Mixed 0.64 1
159% 1.21 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
931GB free
Firmware: LXM4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 176 176 176 171 176 MB/s
Read 161
Write 157
Mixed 74.9
SusWrite 175
104% 142 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
208% 1.5 MB/s
931GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 165 168 169 166 159 MB/s
Read 151
Write 147
Mixed 70.1
SusWrite 165
97% 133 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
211% 1.5 MB/s
766GB free
Firmware: LXM4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 146 147 150 151 151 MB/s
Read 144
Write 154
Mixed 73.6
SusWrite 147
95% 130 MB/s
4K Read 2.1
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
223% 1.63 MB/s
563GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 147 150 150 149 147 MB/s
Read 122
Write 144
Mixed 67.3
SusWrite 146
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
177% 1.4 MB/s
562GB free
Firmware: ACM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 144 139 150 150 149 MB/s
Read 121
Write 149
Mixed 66.3
SusWrite 145
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
158% 1.13 MB/s
772GB free
Firmware: LXM3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 131 133 134 133 128 MB/s
Read 90
Write 132
Mixed 55.2
SusWrite 129
74% 102 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.5
120% 0.83 MB/s
591GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RXM3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 118 128 122 128 132 MB/s
Read 92.8
Write 125
Mixed 63.5
SusWrite 121
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.6
157% 1.37 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 29,524,186 HDDs tested.

Typical ST1000LM049-2GH172 1TB Builds (Compare 3,727 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 13%
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Desktop
Desktop 77%
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Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk

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 Comments

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Excellent

7 months ago.

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


Poor

11 months ago.

Not bad. My new Samsung 860 QVO for replaced!


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