Average Bench: 40.9% (34th of 639)

Based on 530 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0bc2 PID ab28 Model: Seagate BUP BK
Poor: 17%Average: 40.9% Great: 58%

Below average average bench

The Seagate BUP BK 4TB averaged 59.0% 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-64Thread Write Speed 9.36MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 4.69MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate BUP BK 4TB is 41.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate BUP BK 4TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 0.56MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.07MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 530 samples)
Min Avg Max
22.4 Read 68.6 115
22 Write 74.3 120
5.55 Mixed 45.2 84.1
16 SusWrite 80.5 127
91.8% 67.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.29 4K Read 1.07 2.2
1.77 4K Write 4.69 6.66
0.2 4K Mixed 0.5 0.8
180% 2.09 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 DQ Read 0.56 1.86
6.1 DQ Write 9.36 10.9
0.45 DQ Mixed 0.73 0.9
345% 3.55 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2.5TB free, PID ab28
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 120 119 119 119 117 MB/s
Read 88.5
Write 104
Mixed 63.5
SusWrite 119
130% 93.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 5.5
4K Mixed 0.7
217% 2.6 MB/s
2TB free, PID ab28
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 102 107 110 103 106 MB/s
Read 97.2
Write 100
Mixed 67
SusWrite 106
126% 92.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 4.5
4K Mixed 0.6
177% 2 MB/s
2.5TB free, PID ab28
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 118 118 114 119 120 MB/s
Read 79.5
Write 110
Mixed 73.5
SusWrite 118
134% 95 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 0.6
174% 2 MB/s
3TB free, PID ab28
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 109 116 118 116 114 MB/s
Read 48.8
Write 93.5
Mixed 53.7
SusWrite 112
112% 76.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 4.5
4K Mixed 0.6
177% 2 MB/s
2.5TB free, PID ab28
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 93 85 82 85 79 MB/s
Read 72.8
Write 102
Mixed 55.3
SusWrite 87.7
111% 79.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 0.6
163% 1.87 MB/s
3.5TB free, PID ab28
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 23 24 24 23 24 24 MB/s
Read 24
Write 25
Mixed 24.8
SusWrite 23.7
34% 24.4 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 0.6
140% 1.67 MB/s
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