Average Bench: 75.3% (107th of 1015)

Based on 179 user benchmarks.  Model: LaCie P9230

Good average bench

The Lacie P9230 3TB averaged 24.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Lacie P9230 3TB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.75MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 133MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Lacie P9230 3TB is 101%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Lacie P9230 3TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 65.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 104MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 179 samples)
Min Avg Max
22.5 Read 133 205
19.8 Write 104 164
21.1 Mixed 65.4 85.8
17.2 SusWrite 129 204
79.1% 108 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.73 0.8
0.6 4K Write 1.65 2
0.6 4K Mixed 0.75 0.9
144% 1.04 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
323GB free
Firmware: 1053
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 176 178 177 177 177 MB/s
Read 142
Write 128
Mixed 72.6
SusWrite 175
95% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 1053
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 148 149 152 151 153 MB/s
Read 111
Write 147
Mixed 120
SusWrite 150
98% 132 MB/s
4K Read 7.8
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 0.9
484% 3.97 MB/s
158GB free
Firmware: 1053
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 107 107 106 104 105 MB/s
Read 130
Write 97
Mixed 72.8
SusWrite 105
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
147% 1.07 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 40,678,660 HDDs tested.

Typical P9230 3TB Builds (Compare 34,422 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 97%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Gigabyte X570 AORUS ELITE - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,008

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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $77SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
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