Average Bench: 83.9% (62nd of 1015)

more Based on 3,745 user benchmarks.  Models: ST1000NM0033-9ZM173, ST1000NM ST1000NM0033-9ZM, ST1000NM 0033-9ZM173, ST1000NM 0033, ST1000NM ST1000NM0033, ST1000NM0033-9ZM

Very good average bench

The Seagate Constellation ES.3 1TB averaged just 16.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate Constellation ES.3 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 1.03MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.36MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Constellation ES.3 1TB is 49.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate Constellation ES.3 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 81.5MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 141MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,745 samples)
Min Avg Max
102 Read 151 182
98.6 Write 147 178
60.5 Mixed 81.5 96.5
81.7 SusWrite 141 178
95.3% 130 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.8 4K Read 1.36 1.71
1.5 4K Write 2.39 3.21
0.8 4K Mixed 1.03 1.2
216% 1.59 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
914GB free
Firmware: SN04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 174 172 172 174 176 MB/s
Read 178
Write 171
Mixed 81.5
SusWrite 174
110% 151 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.2
256% 1.93 MB/s
476GB free
Firmware: SN04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 166 166 167 167 167 MB/s
Read 183
Write 179
Mixed 92.8
SusWrite 166
114% 155 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 1.1
233% 1.87 MB/s
763GB free
Firmware: GA04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 170 171 172 171 171 MB/s
Read 172
Write 164
Mixed 79.3
SusWrite 170
107% 147 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1
238% 1.9 MB/s
931GB free
Firmware: SN03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 172 170 172 172 174 MB/s
Read 154
Write 143
Mixed 84.5
SusWrite 172
101% 138 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1.1
248% 1.97 MB/s
56GB free
Firmware: SN04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 142 140 136 136 143 MB/s
Read 148
Write 139
Mixed 97.7
SusWrite 139
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1.1
212% 1.43 MB/s
151GB free
Firmware: SN04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 122 121 123 122 124 MB/s
Read 136
Write 130
Mixed 68
SusWrite 122
84% 114 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.1
236% 1.7 MB/s
21GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SN04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 92 85 97 106 122 MB/s
Read 144
Write 134
Mixed 78.3
SusWrite 100
84% 114 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
178% 1.37 MB/s
144GB free
Firmware: SN03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 108 103 109 110 111 MB/s
Read 114
Write 109
Mixed 89.5
SusWrite 108
78% 105 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1
196% 1.37 MB/s
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Typical Constellation ES.3 1TB Builds (Compare 41,957 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $527

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