Average Bench: 71.3% (125th of 1015)

Based on 5,688 user benchmarks.  Models: ST33000651NS, ST330006 ST33000651NS, ST330006 51NS

Good average bench

The Seagate ST33000651NS 3TB averaged 28.7% 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 1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.37MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST33000651NS 3TB is 42.1%. 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 67.6MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 121MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,688 samples)
Min Avg Max
78.4 Read 127 155
77.3 Write 122 150
51.5 Mixed 67.6 81.5
73 SusWrite 121 152
80.2% 109 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.7 4K Read 0.84 0.9
1.9 4K Write 2.37 2.7
0.8 4K Mixed 1 1.1
190% 1.4 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: 147 144 148 145 150 144 MB/s
Read 139
Write 132
Mixed 71.1
SusWrite 146
89% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.1
206% 1.5 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: G009
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 123 129 133 129 134 MB/s
Read 145
Write 141
Mixed 74
SusWrite 127
89% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.1
206% 1.5 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: G009
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 128 130 126 129 130 MB/s
Read 126
Write 115
Mixed 63.3
SusWrite 126
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
185% 1.37 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: G009
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 143 142 131 135 141 MB/s
Read 97
Write 95.5
Mixed 60.1
SusWrite 137
71% 97.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
189% 1.37 MB/s
2.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: G008
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 98 124 131 120 144 MB/s
Read 105
Write 89.1
Mixed 59.9
SusWrite 122
69% 94 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
172% 1.27 MB/s
58GB free
Firmware: G009
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 72 74 70 66 74 MB/s
Read 130
Write 128
Mixed 70.9
SusWrite 70.3
73% 99.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
204% 1.5 MB/s
165GB free
Firmware: G009
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 83 84 81 83 83 MB/s
Read 83
Write 84.9
Mixed 55.3
SusWrite 82
56% 76.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
187% 1.37 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: G009
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 1.2 11 73 25 3.7 MB/s
Read 120
Write 18.2
Mixed 67.5
SusWrite 33
45% 59.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
168% 1.2 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 40,656,440 HDDs tested.

Typical ST33000651NS 3TB Builds (Compare 93,613 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,080

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