Average Bench: 45.3% (405th of 1015)

Based on 1,507 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate BUP BL

Below average average bench

The Seagate BUP BL 4TB averaged 54.7% 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 Write Speed 3.65MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.55MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate BUP BL 4TB is 51.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate BUP BL 4TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 59.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 71.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,507 samples)
Min Avg Max
26 Read 71.3 106
17.5 Write 80.4 125
23 Mixed 59.3 83.3
16.5 SusWrite 85.5 130
54.7% 74.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 1.01 2.1
1.73 4K Write 3.65 4.9
0.3 4K Mixed 0.55 0.8
171% 1.74 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3TB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 132 138 139 137 138 MB/s
Read 105
Write 115
Mixed 67.5
SusWrite 133
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 4
4K Mixed 0.8
209% 1.97 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 122 124 129 122 126 MB/s
Read 101
Write 110
Mixed 73.8
SusWrite 125
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.9
4K Mixed 0.7
188% 1.83 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 0109
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 124 123 127 124 126 MB/s
Read 86
Write 113
Mixed 78.2
SusWrite 124
74% 100 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 0.7
179% 1.6 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 0109
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 117 112 116 117 118 MB/s
Read 91.8
Write 97.2
Mixed 74
SusWrite 111
69% 93.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 0.7
174% 1.63 MB/s
613GB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 106 107 106 106 106 MB/s
Read 93.1
Write 114
Mixed 85.4
SusWrite 106
74% 99.7 MB/s
4K Read 2.4
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 0.6
248% 2.47 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 0108
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 109 111 111 111 111 MB/s
Read 86
Write 113
Mixed 73
SusWrite 106
70% 94.7 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.6
153% 1.33 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 75 74 74 77 78 MB/s
Read 104
Write 117
Mixed 68.3
SusWrite 75.6
67% 91.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 3.8
4K Mixed 0.8
209% 1.93 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,526,635 HDDs tested.

Typical BUP BL 4TB Builds (Compare 17,347 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 103%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX X470-F GAMING - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $1,090

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