Average Bench: 51.2% (18th of 639)

Based on 592 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0bc2 PID ab38 Model: Seagate Backup+ Hub BK
Poor: 18%Average: 51.2% Great: 73%

Average average bench

The Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 6TB averaged 48.7% 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 4.52MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 109MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 6TB is 54.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 6TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 3.22MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 87.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 592 samples)
Min Avg Max
22.3 Read 87.7 150
22.9 Write 104 155
21.6 Mixed 68.3 109
19.5 SusWrite 109 171
128% 92.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.8 4K Read 3.22 9.67
2.3 4K Write 4.52 6.06
0.49 4K Mixed 0.67 0.9
188% 2.8 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
4.5TB free, PID ab38
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 168 169 165 167 171 MB/s
Read 49.7
Write 113
Mixed 55
SusWrite 167
143% 96.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 0.6
205% 2.37 MB/s
2.5TB free, PID ab38
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 123 124 124 125 124 MB/s
Read 91.6
Write 111
Mixed 81.1
SusWrite 123
142% 102 MB/s
4K Read 2
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 0.6
198% 2.53 MB/s
223GB free, PID ab38
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 74 75 74 71 71 MB/s
Read 94.4
Write 104
Mixed 63
SusWrite 72.8
112% 83.4 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 4.5
4K Mixed 0.6
179% 2.17 MB/s
5.5TB free, PID ab38
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 100 100 102 102 101 MB/s
Read 49.6
Write 81.3
Mixed 52.7
SusWrite 95
100% 69.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 0.8
201% 2.3 MB/s
154GB free, PID ab38
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 82 87 87 87 86 MB/s
Read 67
Write 85.2
Mixed 75
SusWrite 83.6
109% 77.7 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 4.8
4K Mixed 0.5
185% 2.2 MB/s
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