Average Bench: 73.5% (120th of 1015)

Based on 2,478 user benchmarks.  Models: ST33000651NS, ST330006 ST33000651NS, ST330006 51NS

Good average bench

The Seagate ST33000651NS 3TB averaged 26.5% 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 2.4MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST33000651NS 3TB is 37.6%. 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 2,478 samples)
Min Avg Max
86.7 Read 131 156
84.4 Write 127 151
54.1 Mixed 68.4 82
77.8 SusWrite 125 152
82.7% 113 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.7 4K Read 0.84 0.9
2 4K Write 2.4 2.7
0.9 4K Mixed 1.03 1.17
194% 1.43 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: 154 145 155 155 150 151 MB/s
Read 146
Write 146
Mixed 71.5
SusWrite 152
94% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
195% 1.47 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: G008
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 142 143 145 143 143 MB/s
Read 140
Write 144
Mixed 65.7
SusWrite 142
90% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
191% 1.43 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: G009
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 141 140 142 146 140 MB/s
Read 138
Write 139
Mixed 72
SusWrite 142
90% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.1
204% 1.47 MB/s
116GB free
Firmware: G009
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 78 78 80 81 81 MB/s
Read 155
Write 144
Mixed 82.3
SusWrite 79.9
85% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
191% 1.43 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,104,245 HDDs tested.

Typical ST33000651NS 3TB Builds (Compare 10,194 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 123%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 120%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,805

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Intel Core i5-9600K $230Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $103
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X $233Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $750Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $195
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $695SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $82SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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