Average Bench: 47.4% (358th of 1015)

Based on 250 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate BUP Portable

Below average average bench

The Seagate BUP Portable 4TB averaged 52.6% 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 3.38MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate BUP Portable 4TB is 55.1%. 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 60MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 72.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 250 samples)
Min Avg Max
16.4 Read 72.7 109
17.9 Write 88 129
19.2 Mixed 60 80
16.4 SusWrite 91.4 132
57.5% 78 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.86 1.3
0.2 4K Write 3.38 4.5
0.2 4K Mixed 0.6 0.8
165% 1.61 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0004
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 128 131 130 130 130 MB/s
Read 103
Write 122
Mixed 64.5
SusWrite 129
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 4.6
4K Mixed 0.8
220% 2.17 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 1707
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 105 109 111 113 112 MB/s
Read 89.3
Write 98.3
Mixed 69.8
SusWrite 109
68% 91.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.6
4K Mixed 0.6
171% 1.7 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 1707
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 105 110 109 112 111 MB/s
Read 91
Write 97.3
Mixed 64.5
SusWrite 107
66% 89.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 0.6
163% 1.6 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 1707
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 106 110 112 112 112 MB/s
Read 80.5
Write 104
Mixed 73
SusWrite 108
68% 91.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 0.6
163% 1.6 MB/s
525GB free
Firmware: 1707
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 68 68 68 72 72 MB/s
Read 41.5
Write 80.3
Mixed 70.3
SusWrite 69.5
49% 65.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 0.5
146% 1.5 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0004
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 37 38 38 38 37 MB/s
Read 35.3
Write 35
Mixed 34.5
SusWrite 37.6
26% 35.6 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.7
4K Mixed 0.7
188% 1.8 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 0004
SusWrite @10s intervals: 26 37 38 38 38 37 MB/s
Read 32
Write 28.2
Mixed 30.5
SusWrite 35.6
24% 31.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 0.5
150% 1.5 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,989,650 HDDs tested.

Typical BUP Portable 4TB Builds (Compare 852 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI MS-1762

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $420

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