Average Bench: 72.1% (125th of 1015)

Based on 82,889 user benchmarks.  Models: ST1000LM049-2GH172, ST1000LM 049-2GH172, ST1000LM049-2GH1, ST1000LM ST1000LM049-2GH1

Good average bench

The Seagate ST1000LM049-2GH172 1TB averaged 27.8% 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 1.34MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST1000LM049-2GH172 1TB is 53.9%. 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 64.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 111MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 82,889 samples)
Min Avg Max
53 Read 111 160
78.5 Write 137 172
46.3 Mixed 64.5 75.9
69.2 SusWrite 140 176
82.8% 113 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 1.34 2.2
0.8 4K Write 1.52 2.1
0.2 4K Mixed 0.6 1
151% 1.16 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
931GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 171 172 175 170 169 MB/s
Read 152
Write 150
Mixed 73.2
SusWrite 170
100% 136 MB/s
4K Read 2
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
232% 1.67 MB/s
848GB free
Firmware: RPM2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 176 171 174 174 175 MB/s
Read 126
Write 163
Mixed 74.5
SusWrite 172
98% 134 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.9
191% 1.27 MB/s
343GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 113 107 128 126 125 MB/s
Read 109
Write 155
Mixed 68.2
SusWrite 119
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
158% 1.13 MB/s
150GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 137 145 155 155 149 MB/s
Read 69.3
Write 124
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 147
73% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.5
128% 1.13 MB/s
640GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RPM2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 36 60 94 101 108 MB/s
Read 115
Write 70.5
Mixed 46.3
SusWrite 78.4
57% 77.5 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
129% 1.03 MB/s
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RXM3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 16 34 28 56 49 65 MB/s
Read 14
Write 33.2
Mixed 22.3
SusWrite 41.1
20% 27.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.1
44% 0.53 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,128,672 HDDs tested.

Typical ST1000LM049-2GH172 1TB Builds (Compare 5,396 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
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Desktop
Desktop 77%
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Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

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 Comments

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Excellent

11 months ago.

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


Poor

14 months ago.

Not bad. My new Samsung 860 QVO for replaced!


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