Average Bench: 54.3% (264th of 1015)

Based on 219 user benchmarks.  Model: USB 3.0

Average average bench

The USB 3.0 1TB averaged 45.7% 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 0.69MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.97MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the USB 3.0 1TB is 79.2%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the USB 3.0 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 59MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 89.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 219 samples)
Min Avg Max
32 Read 97.3 178
26.6 Write 89.8 166
24.7 Mixed 59 114
18.3 SusWrite 91.3 174
62% 84.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.73 1.4
1.08 4K Write 1.97 3.5
0.2 4K Mixed 0.69 1.2
143% 1.13 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
931GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 174 177 179 178 176 MB/s
Read 176
Write 168
Mixed 101
SusWrite 176
114% 155 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.1
227% 1.67 MB/s
931GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 153 157 156 155 156 MB/s
Read 161
Write 154
Mixed 102
SusWrite 156
105% 143 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.1
205% 1.43 MB/s
242GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 151 153 153 153 153 MB/s
Read 142
Write 89.1
Mixed 84
SusWrite 151
86% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 0.97 MB/s
931GB free
Firmware: 0101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 133 134 135 132 134 MB/s
Read 134
Write 140
Mixed 36.7
SusWrite 134
80% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
144% 1.1 MB/s
709GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 58 58 57 57 58 MB/s
Read 83.7
Write 74
Mixed 62.2
SusWrite 57.3
51% 69.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.6
133% 1.1 MB/s
248GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 40 40 41 41 41 MB/s
Read 40.4
Write 37.1
Mixed 34.5
SusWrite 40.6
28% 38.2 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
145% 1.03 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,941,551 HDDs tested.

Typical 3.0 1TB Builds (Compare 31,827 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350-PLUS - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $639

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