Average Bench: 30.2% (89th of 639)

Based on 123 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0bc2 PID ab24 Model: Seagate BUP Slim SL
Poor: 13%Average: 30.2% Great: 49%

Poor average bench

The Seagate BUP Slim SL 1.5TB averaged 69.7% 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 1.98MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 67.4MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate BUP Slim SL 1.5TB is 36.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate BUP Slim SL 1.5TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.61MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 63.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 123 samples)
Min Avg Max
23.4 Read 63.9 108
21.1 Write 64 118
13.7 Mixed 53.8 109
16.8 SusWrite 67.4 116
85% 62.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.33 4K Read 0.61 1.2
0.74 4K Write 1.98 3.99
0.23 4K Mixed 0.46 1
85.4% 1.02 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
338GB free, PID ab24
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 116 102 98 110 117 MB/s
Read 100
Write 77.3
Mixed 57.8
SusWrite 110
115% 86.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
104% 1.2 MB/s
1TB free, PID ab24
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 108 108 108 108 108 MB/s
Read 104
Write 83
Mixed 58
SusWrite 108
118% 88.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
104% 1.2 MB/s
928GB free, PID ab24
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 119 111 109 112 118 MB/s
Read 91.8
Write 78.8
Mixed 72
SusWrite 114
122% 89 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1.1
108% 1.23 MB/s
1.5TB free, PID ab24
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 117 120 120 120 120 MB/s
Read 107
Write 88.2
Mixed 64
SusWrite 120
127% 94.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.7
50% 0.67 MB/s
1TB free, PID ab24
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 96 97 97 97 97 MB/s
Read 86.9
Write 76.4
Mixed 52.1
SusWrite 96.3
105% 77.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
101% 1.17 MB/s
1TB free, PID ab24
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 114 67 42 88 116 MB/s
Read 29.7
Write 53.3
Mixed 36.8
SusWrite 88.9
77% 52.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.3
35% 0.43 MB/s
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