Average Bench: 46.5% (384th of 1015)

Based on 1,146 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate BUP BL

Below average average bench

The Seagate BUP BL 4TB averaged 53.5% 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 3.63MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.57MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate BUP BL 4TB is 53.8%. 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 60.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 72.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,146 samples)
Min Avg Max
25.8 Read 72.7 109
17.7 Write 82.8 127
23.5 Mixed 60.5 84.1
19 SusWrite 88.3 132
56.1% 76 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 1 2.26
1.41 4K Write 3.63 4.9
0.23 4K Mixed 0.57 0.8
172% 1.73 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
93GB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 129 129 129 131 131 MB/s
Read 98
Write 120
Mixed 73.5
SusWrite 130
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 0.7
187% 1.87 MB/s
26GB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 121 111 116 119 123 MB/s
Read 106
Write 97.8
Mixed 72.5
SusWrite 118
72% 98.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 4
4K Mixed 0.8
196% 1.87 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 116 115 110 119 119 MB/s
Read 94.2
Write 125
Mixed 94.7
SusWrite 116
80% 107 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 0.7
226% 2.2 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 0108
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 101 104 104 102 99 MB/s
Read 67.4
Write 90.7
Mixed 68.4
SusWrite 96.2
60% 80.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 0.6
174% 1.83 MB/s
256GB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 81 97 98 100 102 MB/s
Read 49.8
Write 31.3
Mixed 62
SusWrite 89.1
43% 58.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 4.6
4K Mixed 0.3
189% 2.2 MB/s
698GB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 40 40 38 40 40 MB/s
Read 37.5
Write 38.3
Mixed 32.6
SusWrite 39.7
27% 37 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 0.4
143% 1.53 MB/s
644GB free
Firmware: 0108
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 41 41 42 42 41 MB/s
Read 34.8
Write 36.7
Mixed 33.8
SusWrite 41.2
27% 36.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 0.5
169% 1.83 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,814,128 HDDs tested.

Typical BUP BL 4TB Builds (Compare 38,503 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $571

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