Average Bench: 43.9% (22nd of 618)

Based on 1,930 user benchmarks.  Devices: VID 0bc2 PID 3320, VID 0bc2 PID 3312 Model: Seagate Expansion Desk

Below average average bench

The Seagate Expansion Desk 2TB averaged 56.0% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 7.88MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.69MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Expansion Desk 2TB is 56.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate Expansion Desk 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.65MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 0.78MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,930 samples)
Min Avg Max
26.7 Read 97.9 171
25 Write 97.6 173
7.73 Mixed 67 142
110% 87.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.36 4K Read 0.65 0.98
0.74 4K Write 2.69 7.89
0.14 4K Mixed 0.3 0.59
104% 1.22 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.59 DQ Read 0.78 0.92
7.42 DQ Write 7.88 8.26
0.46 DQ Mixed 0.63 0.82
293% 3.1 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free, PID 3312
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 178
Write 122
Mixed 15.9
113% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.86
4K Write 8.08
4K Mixed 0.68
301% 3.21 MB/s
DQ Read 0.68
DQ Write 8.15
DQ Mixed 0.82
308% 3.22 MB/s
1.5TB free, PID 3312
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 162
Write 173
Mixed 142
205% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 1.35
4K Mixed 0.32
59% 0.75 MB/s
211GB free, PID 3320
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 63.8
Write 109
Mixed 52.9
101% 75.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 7.91
4K Mixed 0.51
288% 3.02 MB/s
73GB free, PID 3312
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 131
Write 157
Mixed 79.9
156% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.21
4K Mixed 0.24
51% 0.63 MB/s
1TB free, PID 3312
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 143
Write 118
Mixed 139
169% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.06
4K Mixed 0.29
47% 0.59 MB/s
1TB free, PID 3312
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 141
Write 117
Mixed 130
163% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.27
42% 0.6 MB/s
278GB free, PID 3312
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 125
Write 122
Mixed 135
165% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 0.96
4K Mixed 0.24
43% 0.59 MB/s
1.5TB free, PID 3312
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 131
Write 104
Mixed 106
142% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.43
4K Mixed 0.31
62% 0.83 MB/s
1.5TB free, PID 3312
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 26.6
Write 29.2
Mixed 7.41
26% 21 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 3.62
4K Mixed 0.4
138% 1.49 MB/s
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Desktop
Desktop 69%
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Workstation
Workstation 60%
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Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH X79 - $356

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $1,236

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