Average Bench: 45.9% (391st of 1015)

Based on 1,339 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate BUP BL

Below average average bench

The Seagate BUP BL 4TB averaged 54.1% 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 0.56MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate BUP BL 4TB is 52.3%. 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 59.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 71.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,339 samples)
Min Avg Max
26.5 Read 71.8 109
17.2 Write 81.6 125
23.8 Mixed 59.9 84.1
17.7 SusWrite 87 132
55.4% 75.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 1.02 2.24
1.86 4K Write 3.65 5
0.26 4K Mixed 0.56 0.8
172% 1.74 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: 132 133 136 136 136 137 MB/s
Read 106
Write 122
Mixed 74.7
SusWrite 135
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 0.7
171% 1.5 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 0108
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 117 118 118 118 117 MB/s
Read 86
Write 106
Mixed 68.5
SusWrite 115
69% 94 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 4.3
4K Mixed 0.6
180% 1.9 MB/s
607GB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 58 60 61 60 59 MB/s
Read 63.5
Write 88.3
Mixed 55.7
SusWrite 59.8
49% 66.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 0.6
144% 1.43 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 63 63 66 64 62 MB/s
Read 58.5
Write 72
Mixed 74
SusWrite 64.3
50% 67.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 3.7
4K Mixed 0.9
223% 1.97 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 64 80 65 77 82 MB/s
Read 49.3
Write 97.7
Mixed 44.7
SusWrite 72
48% 65.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 0.5
150% 1.73 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 42 42 42 42 42 MB/s
Read 38.3
Write 38.2
Mixed 35.4
SusWrite 41.5
28% 38.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.6
4K Mixed 0.7
182% 1.73 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,159,675 HDDs tested.

Typical BUP BL 4TB Builds (Compare 15,156 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 116%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 108%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX X470-F GAMING - $185

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $1,143

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