Average Bench: 71.8% (124th of 1015)

Based on 1,102 user benchmarks.  Models: ST33000650NS, ST330006 ST33000650NS, ST330006 50NS

Good average bench

The Seagate ST33000650NS 3TB averaged 28.2% 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 Mixed IO Speed 1.03MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.38MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST33000650NS 3TB is 41.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate ST33000650NS 3TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 67.4MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 122MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,102 samples)
Min Avg Max
76 Read 128 156
77.9 Write 125 151
50.2 Mixed 67.4 81
78.5 SusWrite 122 152
80.9% 110 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.7 4K Read 0.87 0.9
1.9 4K Write 2.38 2.7
0.9 4K Mixed 1.03 1.1
195% 1.43 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2.5TB free
Firmware: RA61
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 143 140 146 142 146 MB/s
Read 148
Write 149
Mixed 73.5
SusWrite 142
94% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.1
202% 1.43 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: RA61
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 114 113 113 117 115 MB/s
Read 125
Write 121
Mixed 65.5
SusWrite 114
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.1
204% 1.47 MB/s
49GB free
Firmware: 0004
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 119 118 108 101 101 MB/s
Read 124
Write 114
Mixed 63.7
SusWrite 111
76% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
193% 1.43 MB/s
130GB free
Firmware: RA61
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 91 90 92 87 89 MB/s
Read 98
Write 104
Mixed 57.3
SusWrite 89.7
64% 87.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
191% 1.4 MB/s
59GB free
Firmware: RA61
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 84 82 83 81 88 MB/s
Read 95
Write 91.8
Mixed 54
SusWrite 83.4
60% 81.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
189% 1.37 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,734,915 HDDs tested.

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Typical ST33000650NS 3TB Builds (Compare 2,320 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asrock X99 Extreme4 - $250

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Average Total price: $1,084

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