Average Bench: 45.7% (396th of 1015)

Based on 1,618 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate BUP BL

Below average average bench

The Seagate BUP BL 4TB averaged 54.2% 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 52.1%. 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 72MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,618 samples)
Min Avg Max
26 Read 72 107
20 Write 82.6 125
23 Mixed 59.3 82.1
18.1 SusWrite 86.3 130
55.4% 75.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.97 2.1
2.4 4K Write 3.63 4.75
0.3 4K Mixed 0.57 0.8
171% 1.72 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 125 126 125 127 131 MB/s
Read 122
Write 128
Mixed 82.2
SusWrite 126
84% 114 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 0.9
270% 2.57 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 111 113 113 110 104 MB/s
Read 98.5
Write 121
Mixed 69
SusWrite 110
73% 99.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 0.6
161% 1.57 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 132 126 124 123 121 MB/s
Read 80.2
Write 131
Mixed 75.8
SusWrite 126
76% 103 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 0.7
179% 1.63 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 98 101 101 103 104 MB/s
Read 85.5
Write 111
Mixed 69.7
SusWrite 100
68% 91.6 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.9
4K Mixed 0.6
181% 1.83 MB/s
23GB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 16 17 18 17 19 17 MB/s
Read 82
Write 18
Mixed 27
SusWrite 17.3
27% 36.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.3
66% 0.4 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 0109
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 41 42 42 42 42 MB/s
Read 38.3
Write 40.2
Mixed 35.5
SusWrite 41.9
29% 39 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 0.7
198% 2.1 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 39 41 42 42 41 MB/s
Read 36
Write 36.5
Mixed 34.7
SusWrite 40.3
27% 36.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.5
4K Mixed 0.6
165% 1.63 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,706,640 HDDs tested.

Typical BUP BL 4TB Builds (Compare 19,047 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 104%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX X470-F GAMING - $166

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $929

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