Average Bench: 46.4% (372nd of 1015)

Based on 11,520 user benchmarks.  Models: ST1000LM014-SSHD-8GB, ST1000LM 014-SSHD-8GB

Below average average bench

The Seagate ST1000LM014-SSHD-8GB 1TB averaged 53.6% 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 1.57MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 4.39MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST1000LM014-SSHD-8GB 1TB is 45.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate ST1000LM014-SSHD-8GB 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 45.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 79.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,520 samples)
Min Avg Max
20 Read 79.5 114
27.6 Write 89.3 115
19.4 Mixed 45.2 67
32.2 SusWrite 80.8 109
54% 73.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 1.22 2.1
0.7 4K Write 4.39 5.6
0.3 4K Mixed 1.57 2.3
307% 2.4 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
893GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LVD5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 99 100 81 12 45 MB/s
Read 104
Write 96.7
Mixed 59
SusWrite 72.6
61% 83 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 4.8
4K Mixed 1.8
347% 2.67 MB/s
823GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LVD4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 46 90 95 95 96 MB/s
Read 90.7
Write 98.7
Mixed 47
SusWrite 83.5
58% 80 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.5
103% 0.73 MB/s
894GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LVD5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 110 110 109 109 110 MB/s
Read 50
Write 94
Mixed 43
SusWrite 110
54% 74.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 1.9
364% 2.77 MB/s
341GB free
Firmware: LVD6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 72 72 72 72 73 MB/s
Read 79.7
Write 82.5
Mixed 56.2
SusWrite 72.2
54% 72.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 4.8
4K Mixed 1.8
343% 2.63 MB/s
565GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LVD3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 72 68 58 97 98 MB/s
Read 71
Write 112
Mixed 26
SusWrite 76.9
52% 71.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 4.3
4K Mixed 1.3
257% 2.13 MB/s
462GB free
Firmware: LVD4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 41 41 42 41 42 MB/s
Read 40.3
Write 32.5
Mixed 28.8
SusWrite 40.7
26% 35.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 5.9
4K Mixed 1.1
256% 2.53 MB/s
462GB free
Firmware: LVD4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 40 41 41 41 41 MB/s
Read 40.2
Write 29.7
Mixed 32.8
SusWrite 40.6
26% 35.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 5.5
4K Mixed 1.3
280% 2.53 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 27,229,496 HDDs tested.

Typical ST1000LM014-SSHD-8GB 1TB Builds (Compare 6,961 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

System: Lenovo 20354

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 17% - Very poor Total price: $75

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