Average Bench: 43% (24th of 622)

Based on 2,169 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 57.0% 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 7.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.58MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Expansion Desk 2TB is 56.4%. 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 2,169 samples)
Min Avg Max
27 Read 95.7 171
25 Write 96.5 173
7.79 Mixed 65.4 142
108% 85.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.36 4K Read 0.65 0.96
0.75 4K Write 2.58 7.83
0.14 4K Mixed 0.3 0.59
100% 1.18 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.68 DQ Read 0.78 0.91
7.42 DQ Write 7.9 8.34
0.48 DQ Mixed 0.63 0.82
293% 3.11 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
103GB free, PID 3320
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 95.4
Write 110
Mixed 33.8
98% 79.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 7.75
4K Mixed 0.41
279% 2.87 MB/s
369GB free, PID 3320
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 172
Write 136
Mixed 146
189% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 1.41
4K Mixed 0.22
58% 0.82 MB/s
1.5TB free, PID 3312
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 132
Write 139
Mixed 109
162% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.09
4K Mixed 0.14
45% 0.71 MB/s
218GB free, PID 3320
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 122
Write 135
Mixed 76.9
141% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.56
4K Mixed 0.2
62% 0.76 MB/s
131GB free, PID 3312
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 131
Write 134
Mixed 113
161% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.13
4K Mixed 0.21
48% 0.61 MB/s
888GB free, PID 3320
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 115
Write 140
Mixed 116
163% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.09
4K Write 0.34
4K Mixed 0.08
14% 0.17 MB/s
1TB free, PID 3320
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 101
Write 93.7
Mixed 72.2
111% 89.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.22
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.12
29% 0.35 MB/s
4GB free, PID 3320
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Read 77.8
Write 93.7
Mixed 58
98% 76.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.87
4K Mixed 0.13
36% 0.47 MB/s
652GB free, PID 3320
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Read 28.7
Write 25.7
Mixed 4.19
22% 19.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.27
4K Mixed 0.46
130% 1.51 MB/s
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Desktop
Desktop 70%
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Workstation
Workstation 61%
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Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH X79 - $356

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,375

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