Average Bench: 36.6% (959th of 1058)

Based on 159 user benchmarks.  Model: ST8000NM000A-2KE101

Poor average bench

The ST8000NM000A-2KE101 8TB averaged 63.4% 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 Read Speed 27.7MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 221MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the ST8000NM000A-2KE101 8TB is just 17.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the ST8000NM000A-2KE101 8TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 5.68MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 2.05MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 159 samples)
Min Avg Max
159 Read 222 254
140 Write 212 249
92.2 Mixed 112 131
140 SusWrite 221 252
43.1% 192 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.6 4K Read 27.7 40.4
8.5 4K Write 14.8 19.6
0.9 4K Mixed 1.36 1.9
51.5% 14.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
2.78 DQ Read 5.68 10.3
2.99 DQ Write 11.6 21.3
0.99 DQ Mixed 2.05 3.4
3.4% 6.44 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
6TB free
Firmware: SN03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 231 236 236 232 233 235 MB/s
Read 220
Write 206
Mixed 118
SusWrite 234
44% 194 MB/s
4K Read 37.2
4K Write 17.5
4K Mixed 1.6
68% 18.8 MB/s
DQ Read 4.4
DQ Write 8.6
DQ Mixed 1.7
3% 4.9 MB/s
5TB free
Firmware: SN03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 186 191 198 197 193 MB/s
Read 199
Write 200
Mixed 234
SusWrite 190
46% 205 MB/s
4K Read 42.6
4K Write 15.7
4K Mixed 1.5
75% 19.9 MB/s
DQ Read 5.1
DQ Write 10
DQ Mixed 2
3% 5.7 MB/s
5TB free
Firmware: SN03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 227 233 233 235 237 235 MB/s
Read 231
Write 198
Mixed 120
SusWrite 233
44% 196 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 15.8
4K Mixed 1.4
56% 15.9 MB/s
DQ Read 4.6
DQ Write 7.4
DQ Mixed 1.8
2% 4.6 MB/s
5TB free
Firmware: SB2D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 220 229 235 222 228 236 MB/s
Read 224
Write 219
Mixed 104
SusWrite 228
44% 194 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 11.7
4K Mixed 1.4
44% 12.2 MB/s
DQ Read 6.3
DQ Write 5.7
DQ Mixed 1.1
2% 4.37 MB/s
7.5TB free
Firmware: HPS1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 186 192 201 204 201 MB/s
Read 234
Write 208
Mixed 218
SusWrite 194
48% 213 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 14.1
4K Mixed 1.3
48% 13.8 MB/s
DQ Read 4.3
DQ Write 20.4
DQ Mixed 2.9
5% 9.2 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: SN02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 205 204 201 202 203 MB/s
Read 212
Write 199
Mixed 107
SusWrite 202
40% 180 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 15.2
4K Mixed 1.4
48% 14 MB/s
DQ Read 4.8
DQ Write 7.3
DQ Mixed 1.7
2% 4.6 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: SN02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 202 201 204 205 205 205 MB/s
Read 194
Write 190
Mixed 97.8
SusWrite 204
39% 172 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 8.5
4K Mixed 0.8
40% 10.8 MB/s
DQ Read 4
DQ Write 4.5
DQ Mixed 1.3
2% 3.27 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,317,676 SSDs tested.

Typical ST8000NM000A-2KE101 8TB Builds (Compare 4,824 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asrock X570 Steel Legend

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $781

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