Average Bench: 50.8% (18th of 639)

Based on 448 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0bc2 PID ab38 Model: Seagate Backup+ Hub BK
Poor: 15%Average: 50.8% Great: 74%

Average average bench

The Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 4TB averaged 49.1% 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 Random Write Speed 3.09MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 113MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 4TB is 58.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 4TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 2.14MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.59MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 448 samples)
Min Avg Max
22.3 Read 111 183
21.3 Write 105 166
13.3 Mixed 64 116
16.1 SusWrite 113 182
132% 98.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 2.14 9.2
1.38 4K Write 3.09 5.9
0.22 4K Mixed 0.59 0.9
133% 1.94 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free, PID ab38
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 161 162 161 161 161 MB/s
Read 162
Write 134
Mixed 71
SusWrite 160
174% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
105% 1.23 MB/s
2TB free, PID ab38
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 161 167 164 166 159 MB/s
Read 143
Write 112
Mixed 68
SusWrite 160
160% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
91% 1.07 MB/s
2.5TB free, PID ab38
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 95 82 102 97 91 MB/s
Read 150
Write 112
Mixed 64.8
SusWrite 94.3
134% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
87% 1.03 MB/s
520GB free, PID ab38
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 107 107 107 107 107 MB/s
Read 108
Write 84
Mixed 67.2
SusWrite 107
122% 91.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
81% 1 MB/s
1.5TB free, PID ab38
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 31 28 29 29 29 29 MB/s
Read 48.5
Write 116
Mixed 56.2
SusWrite 29
89% 62.4 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 0.6
198% 2.3 MB/s
2TB free, PID ab38
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 26 27 27 27 27 26 MB/s
Read 25
Write 26.6
Mixed 23.2
SusWrite 26.7
35% 25.4 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 3.9
4K Mixed 0.5
154% 1.9 MB/s
3.5TB free, PID ab38
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1 1 1 1 1 1 MB/s
Read 0.7
Write 0.7
Mixed 0.7
SusWrite 1
1% 0.77 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.4
39% 0.53 MB/s
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