Average Bench: 46.8% (358th of 1015)

Based on 3,649 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate BUP Portable

Below average average bench

The Seagate BUP Portable 4TB averaged 53.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 3.6MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate BUP Portable 4TB is 54.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate BUP Portable 4TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 60.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 71.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,649 samples)
Min Avg Max
23.4 Read 71.9 109
24.7 Write 88.7 131
23.5 Mixed 60.8 80.2
19.9 SusWrite 90.2 134
57.4% 77.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.9 1.3
1.8 4K Write 3.6 4.5
0.4 4K Mixed 0.6 0.8
171% 1.7 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3.5TB free
Firmware: 1707
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 137 135 135 134 136 MB/s
Read 106
Write 129
Mixed 74.2
SusWrite 136
82% 111 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.7
4K Mixed 0.7
188% 1.8 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: 1707
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 120 115 134 129 135 MB/s
Read 106
Write 127
Mixed 79.6
SusWrite 127
81% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.5
4K Mixed 0.7
180% 1.7 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 0004
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 129 129 99 119 126 MB/s
Read 100
Write 118
Mixed 68.8
SusWrite 122
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 0.7
201% 2.03 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1707
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 110 115 118 118 117 MB/s
Read 102
Write 130
Mixed 69.8
SusWrite 108
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 0.7
195% 1.93 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 1707
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 114 120 122 119 115 MB/s
Read 83.3
Write 88.9
Mixed 68.1
SusWrite 116
66% 89.2 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 4
4K Mixed 0.6
182% 1.87 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 0004
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 81 80 81 80 80 MB/s
Read 59.2
Write 72.1
Mixed 60.3
SusWrite 79.9
50% 67.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 4.5
4K Mixed 0.5
164% 1.87 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: 1707
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 27 28 29 29 29 MB/s
Read 12.2
Write 23.1
Mixed 26.3
SusWrite 27.5
17% 22.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.5
4K Mixed 0.6
169% 1.67 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 40,783,495 HDDs tested.

Typical BUP Portable 4TB Builds (Compare 73,452 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,198

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