Average Bench: 82.8% (67th of 1015)

more Based on 7,133 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 17.1% 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 1MB/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 46.3%. 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 138MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,133 samples)
Min Avg Max
97.8 Read 150 184
81.5 Write 144 179
60.1 Mixed 81.6 97.1
59.7 SusWrite 138 180
94.2% 128 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.9 4K Read 1.36 1.8
1.39 4K Write 2.32 3.2
0.8 4K Mixed 1 1.2
211% 1.56 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
931GB free
Firmware: GA6C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 176 181 182 180 181 MB/s
Read 186
Write 163
Mixed 99
SusWrite 180
115% 157 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 0.9
208% 1.7 MB/s
802GB free
Firmware: SN03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 178 175 175 179 178 MB/s
Read 176
Write 151
Mixed 89.6
SusWrite 175
108% 148 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
228% 1.73 MB/s
931GB free
Firmware: SN04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 165 165 166 166 164 MB/s
Read 170
Write 157
Mixed 97.4
SusWrite 165
108% 147 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1
225% 1.8 MB/s
16GB free
Firmware: GA04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 129 137 141 142 129 MB/s
Read 148
Write 150
Mixed 80
SusWrite 136
94% 128 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1.1
215% 1.5 MB/s
340GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 138 139 141 140 141 MB/s
Read 140
Write 131
Mixed 85.8
SusWrite 140
91% 124 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
197% 1.5 MB/s
264GB free
Firmware: SN03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 100 98 100 101 100 MB/s
Read 116
Write 117
Mixed 84.5
SusWrite 99.7
77% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
210% 1.53 MB/s
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Typical Constellation ES.3 1TB Builds (Compare 82,072 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $101

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,027

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