Average Bench: 48.6% (23rd of 639)

Based on 3 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0bc2 PID a0a4 Model: Seagate Backup+ Desk

Below average average bench

The Seagate Backup+ Desk 3TB averaged 51.4% 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. Sequential Write Speed 121MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 88.9MB/s

Unknown consistency

There are too few samples to reasonably determine how consistently this USB perfroms. This result should be interpreted with caution.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.57MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.24MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3 samples)
Min Avg Max
71.6 Read 125 174
61.9 Write 121 182
57.3 Mixed 88.9 111
140% 112 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.35 4K Read 0.57 0.93
1.02 4K Write 1.28 1.56
0.2 4K Mixed 0.24 0.3
54% 0.7 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Typical Backup+ Desk 3TB Builds (Compare 2,881 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus P8Z68-V PRO - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $999

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