Average Bench: 59.3% (197th of 1015)

Based on 4 user benchmarks.  Model: AKiTiO Safe
Poor: 57%Average: 59.3% Great: 62%

Popular builds with this HDD

Average average bench

The Akitio Safe 4TB averaged 40.6% 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 0.62MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.15MB/s

Unknown consistency

There are too few samples to reasonably determine how consistently this HDD perfroms. This result should be interpreted with caution.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 39.6MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 39.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4 samples)
Min Avg Max
160 Read 167 175
33.9 Write 39.6 44.4
37.3 Mixed 47 55.5
35.4 SusWrite 39.8 44.9
53.8% 73.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1 4K Read 1.15 1.3
0.4 4K Write 0.53 0.6
0.5 4K Mixed 0.62 0.7
127% 0.77 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: 2109A06B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 45 45 45 45 45 45 MB/s
Read 173
Write 44.4
Mixed 55.5
SusWrite 44.9
58% 79.4 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.7
141% 0.83 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: 2109A06B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 35 35 36 36 35 35 MB/s
Read 175
Write 33.9
Mixed 37.3
SusWrite 35.4
51% 70.5 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.5
105% 0.63 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: 2109A06B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 41 40 43 40 39 MB/s
Read 160
Write 41.5
Mixed 47.5
SusWrite 41
53% 72.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.6
128% 0.8 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: 2109A06B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 41 36 38 37 37 MB/s
Read 160
Write 38.5
Mixed 47.7
SusWrite 37.9
52% 71 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.8 MB/s

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 30,946,264 HDDs tested.

Typical Safe 4TB Builds (Compare 521 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Precision 7530

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