Average Bench: 73.8% (115th of 1015)

Based on 2,040 user benchmarks.  Models: ST33000651NS, ST330006 ST33000651NS, ST330006 51NS

Good average bench

The Seagate ST33000651NS 3TB averaged 26.2% 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 1.04MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.42MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST33000651NS 3TB is 39.7%. 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 68.4MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 125MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,040 samples)
Min Avg Max
84.5 Read 132 157
79.9 Write 127 151
52.6 Mixed 68.4 82.2
75 SusWrite 125 152
82.9% 113 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.7 4K Read 0.85 0.9
2 4K Write 2.42 2.7
0.9 4K Mixed 1.04 1.2
196% 1.43 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
532GB free
Firmware: G008
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 147 148 147 148 147 MB/s
Read 144
Write 146
Mixed 69.4
SusWrite 147
92% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
208% 1.53 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: G009
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 138 137 138 138 137 MB/s
Read 143
Write 138
Mixed 71
SusWrite 137
90% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.1
206% 1.5 MB/s
879GB free
Firmware: G009
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 134 134 134 137 135 MB/s
Read 144
Write 145
Mixed 75.2
SusWrite 135
91% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
197% 1.5 MB/s
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: G009
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 103 119 125 129 132 MB/s
Read 143
Write 135
Mixed 62.5
SusWrite 122
84% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.1
202% 1.43 MB/s
334GB free
Firmware: G008
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 107 104 110 110 105 MB/s
Read 150
Write 144
Mixed 74
SusWrite 108
87% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.1
202% 1.47 MB/s
334GB free
Firmware: G008
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 105 109 111 107 109 MB/s
Read 110
Write 100
Mixed 68
SusWrite 108
71% 96.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
187% 1.37 MB/s
289GB free
Firmware: G009
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 95 94 91 88 89 MB/s
Read 112
Write 105
Mixed 63.8
SusWrite 93.5
69% 93.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
140% 1.1 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,628,437 HDDs tested.

Typical ST33000651NS 3TB Builds (Compare 9,552 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 114%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC) - $470

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 112% - Outstanding Total price: $1,893

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