Average Bench: 16.2% (269th of 623)

Based on 1,426 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0bc2 PID 3300 Model: Seagate Desktop

Terrible average bench

The Seagate Desktop 1TB averaged 83.7% 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 1.28MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 33.3MB/s

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Desktop 1TB is just 7.61%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Seagate Desktop 1TB performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.58MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 33.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,426 samples)
Min Avg Max
24.3 Read 33.8 41.2
22.8 Write 33.3 42
8.56 Mixed 21.7 39.3
36.9% 29.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.58 0.83
0.37 4K Write 1.28 1.75
0.17 4K Mixed 0.36 0.52
58% 0.74 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
43GB free, PID 3300
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Read 40.8
Write 42.5
Mixed 41.1
54% 41.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.45
4K Mixed 0.35
63% 0.74 MB/s
67GB free, PID 3300
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Read 39.8
Write 41.1
Mixed 12.8
38% 31.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.44
4K Mixed 0.22
58% 0.72 MB/s
435GB free, PID 3300
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Read 40.2
Write 40.6
Mixed 18.6
40% 33.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.27
52% 0.65 MB/s
120GB free, PID 3300
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Read 39
Write 37.4
Mixed 37.7
49% 38 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 1.27
4K Mixed 0.3
56% 0.71 MB/s
616GB free, PID 3300
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Read 33.5
Write 34.9
Mixed 19.4
36% 29.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.47
59% 0.77 MB/s
549GB free, PID 3300
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Read 32.7
Write 28.9
Mixed 18.7
33% 26.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 1.34
4K Mixed 0.31
58% 0.77 MB/s
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Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $88

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