Average Bench: 84% (61st of 1015)

more Based on 4,033 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 16.0% 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 1.37MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Constellation ES.3 1TB is 45.3%. 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 81.6MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 141MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,033 samples)
Min Avg Max
105 Read 151 183
99.9 Write 146 177
60.5 Mixed 81.6 95.6
84.1 SusWrite 141 179
95.2% 130 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.9 4K Read 1.37 1.7
1.62 4K Write 2.37 3.2
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%
931GB free
Firmware: SN07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 180 179 178 181 181 MB/s
Read 183
Write 183
Mixed 89.5
SusWrite 179
116% 159 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1
223% 1.8 MB/s
606GB free
Firmware: SND3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 161 163 166 165 164 MB/s
Read 164
Write 164
Mixed 66.7
SusWrite 164
102% 140 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
234% 1.83 MB/s
589GB free
Firmware: SN03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 150 149 154 153 153 MB/s
Read 172
Write 153
Mixed 87
SusWrite 151
103% 141 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
222% 1.7 MB/s
778GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SN03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 157 141 152 165 161 MB/s
Read 165
Write 164
Mixed 77
SusWrite 154
102% 140 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
218% 1.6 MB/s
613GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 158 156 158 157 158 MB/s
Read 157
Write 151
Mixed 90.5
SusWrite 157
102% 139 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1.1
216% 1.47 MB/s
258GB free
Firmware: SN04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 118 117 117 117 119 MB/s
Read 146
Write 146
Mixed 86.7
SusWrite 117
91% 124 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
206% 1.5 MB/s
465GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SN06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 76 98 82 108 100 MB/s
Read 59.8
Write 89.3
Mixed 34.5
SusWrite 88.8
50% 68.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.3
70% 0.6 MB/s
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Typical Constellation ES.3 1TB Builds (Compare 46,772 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $467

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