Average Bench: 71.5% (123rd of 1015)

Based on 112,357 user benchmarks.  Models: ST1000LM049-2GH172, ST1000LM 049-2GH172, ST1000LM049-2GH1, ST1000LM ST1000LM049-2GH1

Good average bench

The Seagate ST1000LM049-2GH172 1TB averaged 28.5% 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 0.61MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.37MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST1000LM049-2GH172 1TB is 57.8%. 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 64.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 111MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 112,357 samples)
Min Avg Max
50.2 Read 111 161
61 Write 129 170
44.7 Mixed 64.9 76.6
59.9 SusWrite 138 176
81.1% 111 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 1.37 2.2
0.8 4K Write 1.58 2.2
0.19 4K Mixed 0.61 0.9
154% 1.18 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: 167 167 168 169 171 170 MB/s
Read 167
Write 146
Mixed 79.7
SusWrite 168
103% 140 MB/s
4K Read 2
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
206% 1.53 MB/s
914GB free
Firmware: RXM3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 159 162 170 173 170 MB/s
Read 155
Write 159
Mixed 75.1
SusWrite 165
101% 139 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
216% 1.6 MB/s
749GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 172 176 177 177 176 MB/s
Read 118
Write 134
Mixed 56.9
SusWrite 174
88% 121 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
165% 1.13 MB/s
931GB free
Firmware: ACM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 155 163 165 152 163 MB/s
Read 130
Write 154
Mixed 67.9
SusWrite 157
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
216% 1.6 MB/s
56GB free
Firmware: ACM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 92 91 92 92 93 MB/s
Read 122
Write 154
Mixed 69.5
SusWrite 91.7
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
177% 1.23 MB/s
675GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 126 131 132 131 131 MB/s
Read 72.3
Write 119
Mixed 65.6
SusWrite 128
71% 96.3 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.4
112% 0.93 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 39,631,365 HDDs tested.

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Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 75%
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Workstation
Workstation 12%
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 Comments

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Excellent

19 months ago.

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


Poor

22 months ago.

Not bad. My new Samsung 860 QVO for replaced!


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