Average Bench: 71.5% (121st of 1015)

Based on 87,794 user benchmarks.  Models: ST1000LM049-2GH172, ST1000LM 049-2GH172, ST1000LM049-2GH1, ST1000LM ST1000LM049-2GH1

Good average bench

The Seagate ST1000LM049-2GH172 1TB averaged 28.4% 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 1.33MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST1000LM049-2GH172 1TB is 53.4%. 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 64.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 109MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 87,794 samples)
Min Avg Max
53.5 Read 109 159
72.8 Write 129 169
44 Mixed 64.4 76
72.9 SusWrite 140 176
81% 111 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 1.33 2.2
0.9 4K Write 1.53 2.1
0.2 4K Mixed 0.6 0.9
151% 1.15 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
931GB free
Firmware: ACM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 173 174 177 176 171 MB/s
Read 146
Write 148
Mixed 75
SusWrite 172
99% 135 MB/s
4K Read 2.1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
224% 1.67 MB/s
837GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 168 164 167 163 170 MB/s
Read 141
Write 148
Mixed 62.9
SusWrite 165
94% 129 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.9
187% 1.23 MB/s
661GB free
Firmware: RPM2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 175 165 175 174 166 MB/s
Read 111
Write 156
Mixed 65.6
SusWrite 170
92% 126 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
138% 1.03 MB/s
63GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 128 150 141 119 136 MB/s
Read 116
Write 164
Mixed 65.7
SusWrite 132
87% 120 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
183% 1.33 MB/s
61GB free
Firmware: LXM3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 136 141 141 143 142 MB/s
Read 78.5
Write 84.5
Mixed 60.4
SusWrite 138
66% 90.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.3
79% 0.63 MB/s
692GB free
Firmware: RXM3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 129 132 127 128 134 MB/s
Read 81.8
Write 105
Mixed 64.1
SusWrite 129
70% 95 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.5
117% 0.9 MB/s
111GB free
Firmware: LXM3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 87 96 97 98 101 MB/s
Read 91.4
Write 132
Mixed 67.1
SusWrite 95.5
71% 96.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.4
115% 0.87 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 37,657,365 HDDs tested.

Typical ST1000LM049-2GH172 1TB Builds (Compare 6,864 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 75%
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Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk

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 Comments

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Excellent

16 months ago.

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


Poor

19 months ago.

Not bad. My new Samsung 860 QVO for replaced!


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