Average Bench: 52.5% (18th of 639)

Based on 441 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0bc2 PID ab38 Model: Seagate Backup+ Hub BK
Poor: 19%Average: 52.5% Great: 75%

Average average bench

The Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 6TB averaged 47.5% 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 4.69MB/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 56.3%. 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 4.11MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 94.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 441 samples)
Min Avg Max
23.1 Read 94.8 163
23.2 Write 103 160
19.2 Mixed 68 114
19.2 SusWrite 109 172
128% 93.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.8 4K Read 4.11 12.2
2.18 4K Write 4.69 6.49
0.31 4K Mixed 0.63 0.9
196% 3.14 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3TB free, PID ab38
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 157 157 157 158 158 MB/s
Read 119
Write 108
Mixed 36.8
SusWrite 157
141% 105 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 0.3
187% 2.13 MB/s
2TB free, PID ab38
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 127 131 130 131 133 MB/s
Read 98.8
Write 123
Mixed 77
SusWrite 130
149% 107 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 0.6
201% 2.27 MB/s
3.5TB free, PID ab38
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 129 128 132 131 133 MB/s
Read 95.5
Write 45.5
Mixed 56.3
SusWrite 123
106% 80 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 4.8
4K Mixed 0.9
199% 2.33 MB/s
4.5TB free, PID ab38
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 22 23 23 22 23 23 MB/s
Read 29.5
Write 22.5
Mixed 20.5
SusWrite 22.7
31% 23.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 0.7
134% 1.7 MB/s
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