Average Bench: 72.3% (122nd of 1015)

Based on 2,868 user benchmarks.  Models: ST33000651NS, ST330006 ST33000651NS, ST330006 51NS

Good average bench

The Seagate ST33000651NS 3TB averaged 27.6% 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 1.03MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.38MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST33000651NS 3TB is 37.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate ST33000651NS 3TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 68MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 122MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,868 samples)
Min Avg Max
85.3 Read 130 156
86.1 Write 125 151
52.4 Mixed 68 80.9
75 SusWrite 122 151
81.5% 111 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.7 4K Read 0.84 0.9
2 4K Write 2.38 2.7
0.8 4K Mixed 1.03 1.1
193% 1.42 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2.5TB free
Firmware: G009
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 152 154 158 154 154 MB/s
Read 158
Write 152
Mixed 85
SusWrite 154
101% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.1
210% 1.57 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: G008
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 155 159 157 154 156 MB/s
Read 153
Write 151
Mixed 76.1
SusWrite 156
98% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
217% 1.57 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: G009
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 145 153 155 145 149 MB/s
Read 151
Write 148
Mixed 75.5
SusWrite 150
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
208% 1.53 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: G009
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 143 144 145 135 140 MB/s
Read 156
Write 149
Mixed 80.3
SusWrite 141
96% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1
182% 1.23 MB/s
938GB free
Firmware: G009
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 143 141 147 143 144 MB/s
Read 152
Write 152
Mixed 84
SusWrite 144
97% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.1
210% 1.57 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: G009
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 144 144 147 143 143 MB/s
Read 144
Write 144
Mixed 71.3
SusWrite 144
92% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.1
210% 1.57 MB/s
938GB free
Firmware: G009
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 127 127 125 126 129 MB/s
Read 152
Write 149
Mixed 82.3
SusWrite 126
94% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
208% 1.53 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: G009
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 131 131 131 133 133 MB/s
Read 138
Write 137
Mixed 73.5
SusWrite 132
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
197% 1.5 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,346,176 HDDs tested.

Typical ST33000651NS 3TB Builds (Compare 11,234 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 117%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC) - $210

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $1,589

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