Average Bench: 84.4% (60th of 1015)

more Based on 5,031 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 15.5% 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 1.02MB/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 44.8%. 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 82.1MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 143MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,031 samples)
Min Avg Max
109 Read 151 184
96.1 Write 145 179
62.2 Mixed 82.1 97.7
83.2 SusWrite 143 179
95.4% 130 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1 4K Read 1.37 1.7
1.7 4K Write 2.39 3.2
0.8 4K Mixed 1.02 1.2
215% 1.59 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
689GB free
Firmware: SN03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 166 167 167 166 168 MB/s
Read 167
Write 168
Mixed 93.9
SusWrite 166
109% 149 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.1
221% 1.57 MB/s
689GB free
Firmware: SN03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 168 167 168 168 168 MB/s
Read 159
Write 166
Mixed 92.4
SusWrite 167
107% 146 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
212% 1.57 MB/s
377GB free
Firmware: SN04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 166 166 167 167 168 MB/s
Read 152
Write 144
Mixed 89
SusWrite 166
101% 138 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
200% 1.43 MB/s
497GB free
Firmware: SN03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 123 149 148 147 146 MB/s
Read 159
Write 150
Mixed 86.6
SusWrite 144
99% 135 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.1
219% 1.57 MB/s
89GB free
Firmware: SN03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 109 122 126 127 127 MB/s
Read 119
Write 119
Mixed 76.2
SusWrite 120
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
214% 1.57 MB/s
378GB free
Firmware: SN06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 108 115 116 115 116 MB/s
Read 116
Write 106
Mixed 78.3
SusWrite 114
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
189% 1.4 MB/s
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Typical Constellation ES.3 1TB Builds (Compare 83 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Surfboard

Motherboard: MSI 970A-G45 (MS-7693)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $289

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