Average Bench: 89.8% (28th of 1015)

more Based on 3,613 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

Very good average bench

The Seagate Video SV35.6 Series 3TB averaged just 10.2% 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 0.75MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 159MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Video SV35.6 Series 3TB is 60.9%. This is a particularly 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 72.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.36MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,613 samples)
Min Avg Max
92 Read 159 203
93.6 Write 154 196
35.7 Mixed 72.9 88.7
87.2 SusWrite 154 202
98.7% 135 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.75 0.9
0.6 4K Write 1.36 1.8
0.4 4K Mixed 0.75 0.9
140% 0.95 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2.5TB free
Firmware: CV27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 204 205 206 205 203 MB/s
Read 205
Write 196
Mixed 88.8
SusWrite 204
126% 173 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
165% 1.13 MB/s
726GB free
Firmware: CV27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 193 196 194 196 195 196 MB/s
Read 182
Write 179
Mixed 84.1
SusWrite 195
117% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: CV22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 175 177 177 178 178 MB/s
Read 173
Write 169
Mixed 71
SusWrite 177
107% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
133% 0.9 MB/s
642GB free
Firmware: CV26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 172 170 172 175 175 MB/s
Read 176
Write 170
Mixed 76.9
SusWrite 172
108% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1
170% 1.1 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: CV26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 166 167 169 169 169 MB/s
Read 174
Write 168
Mixed 84
SusWrite 168
109% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
157% 1.03 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: CV22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 165 161 155 165 162 MB/s
Read 156
Write 184
Mixed 75.3
SusWrite 161
105% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
122% 0.87 MB/s
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Typical Video SV35.6 Series 3TB Builds (Compare 36,451 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $978

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