Average Bench: 55% (14th of 622)

Based on 13 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 174c PID 55aa Model: ST3000DM 001-1CH166

Average average bench

The ST3000DM 001-1CH166 3TB averaged 45.0% 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.


Avg. Sequential Write Speed 138MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 89.4MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the ST3000DM 001-1CH166 3TB is 26.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the ST3000DM 001-1CH166 3TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.26MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 13 samples)
Min Avg Max
28.9 Read 142 198
24.1 Write 138 184
14.4 Mixed 89.4 151
153% 123 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.37 4K Read 0.6 0.96
0.83 4K Write 1.34 1.65
0.2 4K Mixed 0.26 0.37
56.8% 0.74 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1TB free, PID 55aa
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 117
Write 105
Mixed 107
140% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.24
4K Mixed 0.24
52% 0.67 MB/s
733GB free, PID 55aa
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 28.1
Write 23.3
Mixed 12.1
25% 21.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 1.06
4K Mixed 0.26
48% 0.73 MB/s
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Desktop 54%
Workstation 31%
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System: Medion MS-7797

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