Average Bench: 42.9% (30th of 622)

Based on 2,512 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 57.1% 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-64Thread Write Speed 7.88MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.56MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Expansion Desk 2TB is 57.3%. 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 0.82MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,512 samples)
Min Avg Max
26.8 Read 95.9 173
24.8 Write 96.1 172
7.85 Mixed 65.2 139
108% 85.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.36 4K Read 0.65 0.97
0.75 4K Write 2.56 7.84
0.14 4K Mixed 0.3 0.57
99.7% 1.17 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.68 DQ Read 0.82 1.13
7.47 DQ Write 7.88 8.34
0.57 DQ Mixed 0.66 0.82
294% 3.12 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1TB free, PID 3320
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 184
Write 192
Mixed 136
216% 170 MB/s
4K Read 0.94
4K Write 1.36
4K Mixed 0.3
60% 0.87 MB/s
1.5TB free, PID 3320
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 83.2
Write 96
Mixed 8.51
74% 62.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 7.84
4K Mixed 0.47
284% 2.92 MB/s
1.5TB free, PID 3320
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 140
Write 149
Mixed 130
180% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.26
4K Mixed 0.2
52% 0.66 MB/s
203GB free, PID 3320
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 127
Write 142
Mixed 102
159% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.14
4K Mixed 0.17
46% 0.6 MB/s
1TB free, PID 3320
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 129
Write 136
Mixed 73.4
141% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.07
4K Mixed 0.21
45% 0.59 MB/s
802GB free, PID 3312
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 104
Write 101
Mixed 72.5
116% 92.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 1.14
4K Mixed 0.21
48% 0.64 MB/s
98GB free, PID 3320
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 99.7
Write 100
Mixed 60.8
108% 86.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 0.91
4K Mixed 0.18
39% 0.55 MB/s
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Desktop
Desktop 70%
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Workstation
Workstation 61%
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Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH X79 - $352

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,352

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