Average Bench: 58.2% (209th of 1015)

Based on 358 user benchmarks.  Models: ST1000LM035-1RK172, ST1000LM 035-1RK172, ST1000LM035-1RK1

Average average bench

The Seagate ST1000LM035-1RK172 970GB averaged 41.8% 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 0.64MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.35MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST1000LM035-1RK172 970GB is 43.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate ST1000LM035-1RK172 970GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 59.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 93.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 358 samples)
Min Avg Max
42 Read 93.1 138
59.8 Write 101 127
41.4 Mixed 59.1 74.5
59 SusWrite 109 131
66.5% 90.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 1.35 2
1.1 4K Write 2.84 4.9
0.1 4K Mixed 0.64 0.9
180% 1.61 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
903GB free
Firmware: MCC3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 127 132 127 127 134 MB/s
Read 126
Write 106
Mixed 66.2
SusWrite 129
78% 107 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
214% 1.57 MB/s
887GB free
Firmware: MCC3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 119 124 123 130 126 MB/s
Read 130
Write 108
Mixed 67.1
SusWrite 124
78% 107 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
203% 1.53 MB/s
903GB free
Firmware: MCC3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 134 133 130 133 134 MB/s
Read 116
Write 109
Mixed 52.3
SusWrite 131
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
203% 1.53 MB/s
903GB free
Firmware: MCC3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 123 118 126 126 125 MB/s
Read 121
Write 115
Mixed 56.3
SusWrite 123
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
208% 1.5 MB/s
853GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MCC3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 87 92 89 94 108 MB/s
Read 137
Write 113
Mixed 66.3
SusWrite 90.7
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
184% 1.4 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,681,273 HDDs tested.

Typical ST1000LM035-1RK172 970GB Builds (Compare 1,981 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

System: Asus TUF Gaming FX505DV_FX505DV

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $73

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