Average Bench: 91.7% (16th of 1015)

more Based on 4,375 user benchmarks.  Models: ST3000VX000-9YW166, ST3000VX ST3000VX000-1ES1, ST3000VX000-1CU1, ST3000VX 000-1ES166, ST3000VX ST3000VX000-1CU1, ST3000VX ST3000VX000-9YW1, ST3000VX000-1CU166, ST3000VX000-1ES1, ST3000VX000-1ES166, ST3000VX 000-9YW166, ST3000VX000-9YW1, ST3000VX 000-1CU166

Excellent average bench

The Seagate Video SV35.6 Series 3TB averaged just 8.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate Video SV35.6 Series 3TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.74MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 162MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Video SV35.6 Series 3TB is 57.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate Video SV35.6 Series 3TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 73.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.35MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,375 samples)
Min Avg Max
97.6 Read 162 202
98.2 Write 157 198
38.9 Mixed 73.6 89.2
93.4 SusWrite 157 202
101% 138 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 0.77 0.9
0.6 4K Write 1.35 1.8
0.5 4K Mixed 0.74 0.9
139% 0.95 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: CV13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 200 189 195 189 198 MB/s
Read 170
Write 158
Mixed 69.2
SusWrite 193
108% 148 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
163% 1.1 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: CV23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 174 172 175 173 172 MB/s
Read 169
Write 155
Mixed 74
SusWrite 173
104% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.9
152% 0.9 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: CV26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 178 180 183 182 183 MB/s
Read 134
Write 140
Mixed 72.5
SusWrite 180
96% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 1
172% 1.13 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: CV23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 159 87 162 96 163 MB/s
Read 183
Write 172
Mixed 34.8
SusWrite 126
93% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.4
72% 0.5 MB/s
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Typical Video SV35.6 Series 3TB Builds (Compare 88,831 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 100%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,082

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