Average Bench: 37.9% (48th of 639)

Based on 388 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0bc2 PID 3320 Model: Seagate Expansion Desk
Poor: 12%Average: 37.9% Great: 69%

Poor average bench

The Seagate Expansion Desk 1TB averaged 62.1% 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-64Thread Write Speed 38.1MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 26.5MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Expansion Desk 1TB is 57%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate Expansion Desk 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.75MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 388 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.5 Read 91.5 180
23.1 Write 88.3 169
12.2 Mixed 60.4 125
22 SusWrite 90.8 188
111% 82.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.36 4K Read 0.75 1.1
0.69 4K Write 1.37 2.5
0.14 4K Mixed 0.5 0.9
66.4% 0.87 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21 DQ Read 21 21
38.1 DQ Write 38.1 38.1
26.5 DQ Mixed 26.5 26.5
2,275% 28.5 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
680GB free, PID 3320
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 191 190 194 193 194 MB/s
Read 188
Write 153
Mixed 89.7
SusWrite 192
206% 156 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
86% 1.17 MB/s
62GB free, PID 3320
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 184 179 184 185 184 MB/s
Read 154
Write 110
Mixed 85.5
SusWrite 183
178% 133 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
82% 1.13 MB/s
402GB free, PID 3320
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 88 88 88 88 88 MB/s
Read 87.5
Write 78.5
Mixed 39.5
SusWrite 87.1
97% 73.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
88% 1.07 MB/s
373GB free, PID 3320
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 23 23 23 23 23 23 MB/s
Read 28
Write 23.8
Mixed 22.7
SusWrite 22.9
32% 24.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
94% 1.1 MB/s
178GB free, PID 3320
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 25 26 25 26 26 26 MB/s
Read 25.8
Write 28.8
Mixed 22.7
SusWrite 25.8
35% 25.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
67% 0.87 MB/s
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