Average Bench: 50.5% (21st of 639)

Based on 1,332 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0bc2 PID ab38 Model: Seagate Backup+ Hub BK
Poor: 16%Average: 50.5% Great: 75%

Average average bench

The Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 8TB averaged 49.5% 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 4.45MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 108MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 8TB is 59.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 8TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 2.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 87MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,332 samples)
Min Avg Max
19 Read 87 151
19.9 Write 102 159
19 Mixed 63.8 109
14.3 SusWrite 108 177
124% 90.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 2.9 8.9
1.18 4K Write 4.45 7.2
0.4 4K Mixed 0.64 0.9
184% 2.66 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
6.5TB free, PID ab38
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 156 168 166 171 172 MB/s
Read 136
Write 152
Mixed 101
SusWrite 165
191% 139 MB/s
4K Read 6.1
4K Write 4.3
4K Mixed 0.8
196% 3.73 MB/s
2.5TB free, PID ab38
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 161 161 160 156 161 MB/s
Read 48.7
Write 113
Mixed 57.3
SusWrite 159
141% 94.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.4
4K Mixed 0.6
208% 2.4 MB/s
2TB free, PID ab38
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 50 50 50 50 50 51 MB/s
Read 132
Write 131
Mixed 95
SusWrite 50.2
133% 102 MB/s
4K Read 5.6
4K Write 4.3
4K Mixed 0.7
191% 3.53 MB/s
2.5TB free, PID ab38
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 72 87 74 53 55 MB/s
Read 64
Write 65
Mixed 80.5
SusWrite 68.7
97% 69.6 MB/s
4K Read 2.3
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.2
66% 1.33 MB/s
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