Average Bench: 68.8% (136th of 1015)

Based on 145,911 user benchmarks.  Models: ST1000LM049-2GH172, ST1000LM 049-2GH172, ST1000LM049-2GH1, ST1000LM ST1000LM049-2GH1

Above average average bench

The Seagate ST1000LM049-2GH172 1TB averaged 31.2% 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 0.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.32MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST1000LM049-2GH172 1TB is 63.5%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Seagate ST1000LM049-2GH172 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 63.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 103MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 145,911 samples)
Min Avg Max
45.5 Read 103 160
49.4 Write 126 170
40 Mixed 63.9 77.1
54.4 SusWrite 137 176
78.6% 107 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 1.32 2.2
0.8 4K Write 1.54 2.3
0.2 4K Mixed 0.6 0.9
150% 1.15 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
910GB free
Firmware: LXM4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 156 163 167 166 171 MB/s
Read 151
Write 161
Mixed 74.7
SusWrite 162
100% 137 MB/s
4K Read 2.4
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
233% 1.7 MB/s
885GB free
Firmware: LXM4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 174 179 177 177 181 MB/s
Read 120
Write 144
Mixed 69.7
SusWrite 178
93% 128 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.8
160% 1 MB/s
777GB free
Firmware: RXM3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 141 158 167 164 169 MB/s
Read 120
Write 111
Mixed 31.2
SusWrite 149
74% 103 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.1
83% 0.83 MB/s
345GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 159 152 152 154 156 MB/s
Read 106
Write 144
Mixed 70.3
SusWrite 146
86% 117 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.3
109% 0.97 MB/s
325GB free
Firmware: RPM2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 116 118 115 113 121 MB/s
Read 92.2
Write 140
Mixed 57.6
SusWrite 115
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.6
130% 1.17 MB/s
232GB free
Firmware: ACM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 131 137 136 141 135 MB/s
Read 71.2
Write 116
Mixed 46.2
SusWrite 136
67% 92.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0
53% 0.67 MB/s
345GB free
Firmware: RPM2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 124 122 120 121 122 MB/s
Read 65.2
Write 118
Mixed 64.3
SusWrite 122
68% 92.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.5
126% 0.97 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 48,531,792 HDDs tested.

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Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 70%
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Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk

System: Acer Predator PH315-52

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 Comments

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Excellent

3 years ago.

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


Poor

3 years ago.

Not bad. My new Samsung 860 QVO for replaced!


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