Average Bench: 50.2% (305th of 1015)

Based on 4,584 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate BUP Portable

Average average bench

The Seagate BUP Portable 5TB averaged 49.8% 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 Write Speed 3.65MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.61MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate BUP Portable 5TB is 53.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate BUP Portable 5TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 63.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 77MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,584 samples)
Min Avg Max
27 Read 77 110
25.7 Write 95.3 132
25.9 Mixed 63.1 77.7
26.7 SusWrite 96.9 136
61.2% 83.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.9 1.3
2.3 4K Write 3.65 4.6
0.4 4K Mixed 0.61 0.8
172% 1.72 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
4.5TB free
Firmware: 0004
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 130 130 130 130 132 MB/s
Read 104
Write 127
Mixed 69.7
SusWrite 130
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.8
4K Mixed 0.8
201% 1.87 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0004
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 126 126 126 127 127 MB/s
Read 101
Write 130
Mixed 73.6
SusWrite 126
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 4.5
4K Mixed 0.7
219% 2.2 MB/s
4.5TB free
Firmware: 1707
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 128 132 131 122 118 MB/s
Read 97
Write 104
Mixed 73.9
SusWrite 126
74% 100 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 0.7
177% 1.57 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 1707
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 116 119 120 119 122 MB/s
Read 88.6
Write 119
Mixed 71
SusWrite 115
72% 98.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.8
4K Mixed 0.6
170% 1.73 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0004
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 123 123 125 126 123 MB/s
Read 72
Write 108
Mixed 71.1
SusWrite 123
69% 93.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.7
4K Mixed 0.6
168% 1.7 MB/s
736GB free
Firmware: 1707
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 92 89 92 87 91 MB/s
Read 84
Write 100
Mixed 60
SusWrite 87.2
61% 82.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 4.6
4K Mixed 0.5
157% 1.83 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 1707
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 131 132 133 134 135 MB/s
Read 15.4
Write 138
Mixed 76
SusWrite 133
67% 90.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.9
4K Mixed 0.9
210% 1.9 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 1707
SusWrite @10s intervals: 51 63 63 63 63 63 MB/s
Read 57.7
Write 84
Mixed 62.9
SusWrite 61.2
49% 66.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 0.5
150% 1.73 MB/s
4TB free
Firmware: 1707
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 42 42 42 42 42 MB/s
Read 38.5
Write 40.5
Mixed 35.3
SusWrite 41.8
29% 39 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 0.7
209% 2.1 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 40,751,565 HDDs tested.

Typical BUP Portable 5TB Builds (Compare 94,095 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,080

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