Average Bench: 104% (3rd of 1015)

Based on 71 user benchmarks.  Models: ST8000NM0055-1RM112, ST8000NM ST8000NM0055-1RM, ST8000NM 0055-1RM112, ST8000NM0055-1RM

Outstanding average bench

The Seagate Enterprise Capacity 8TB averaged 3.6% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate Enterprise Capacity 8TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 5.44MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.77MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Enterprise Capacity 8TB is 62.2%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Seagate Enterprise Capacity 8TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 96.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 172MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 71 samples)
Min Avg Max
110 Read 178 226
103 Write 172 219
39.3 Mixed 96.4 159
114 SusWrite 185 224
116% 158 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.46 4K Read 1.48 1.8
1.62 4K Write 5.44 7.9
0.27 4K Mixed 0.77 1.1
248% 2.56 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,483,828 HDDs tested.

Typical Enterprise Capacity 8TB Builds (Compare 2,226 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z97-PRO (Wi-Fi ac)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $868

Popular Enterprise Capacity 8TB compatible motherboards:

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CPUGPUSSD
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $199Nvidia GTX 1070 $391Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $104
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X $251Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $250Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $103
Intel Core i9-9900K $485Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $750Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $73SanDisk Extreme 64GB $128
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $728SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $41Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $78SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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