Average Bench: 69.6% (660th of 1058)

Based on 181 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate BarracudaFastSSD

Above average average bench

The Seagate BarracudaFas 1TB averaged 30.3% 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 Mixed IO Speed 130MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 27.3MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate BarracudaFas 1TB is 56.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate BarracudaFas 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 143MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 41.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 181 samples)
Min Avg Max
247 Read 338 431
245 Write 367 472
213 Mixed 332 443
227 SusWrite 355 438
78.6% 348 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.2 4K Read 22.1 36.7
4.12 4K Write 41.4 73.2
6.87 4K Mixed 27.3 45.2
90.5% 30.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
42.5 DQ Read 143 269
89.9 DQ Write 158 223
22.7 DQ Mixed 130 245
103% 144 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
130GB free
Firmware: 0002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 352 301 332 307 313 373 MB/s
Read 361
Write 374
Mixed 362
SusWrite 330
80% 357 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 55.3
4K Mixed 41.4
133% 43.4 MB/s
DQ Read 238
DQ Write 202
DQ Mixed 215
162% 219 MB/s
238GB free
Firmware: 0002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 411 404 316 313 306 304 MB/s
Read 364
Write 413
Mixed 383
SusWrite 342
85% 376 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 59.4
4K Mixed 37.6
126% 42.6 MB/s
DQ Read 178
DQ Write 176
DQ Mixed 194
141% 182 MB/s
327GB free
Firmware: 0002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 448 440 437 441 402 447 MB/s
Read 384
Write 436
Mixed 403
SusWrite 436
94% 415 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 38.2
4K Mixed 29.1
94% 30.4 MB/s
DQ Read 166
DQ Write 154
DQ Mixed 177
128% 166 MB/s
270GB free
Firmware: 0002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 323 318 333 315 353 318 MB/s
Read 187
Write 169
Mixed 234
SusWrite 327
52% 229 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 40.8
4K Mixed 29.4
104% 33.2 MB/s
DQ Read 240
DQ Write 201
DQ Mixed 215
162% 219 MB/s
811GB free
Firmware: 0002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 385 389 389 389 385 386 MB/s
Read 324
Write 387
Mixed 291
SusWrite 387
79% 347 MB/s
4K Read 12.8
4K Write 56.3
4K Mixed 22
77% 30.4 MB/s
DQ Read 49
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 21.2
44% 84.5 MB/s
631GB free
Firmware: 0002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 373 387 393 342 395 393 MB/s
Read 257
Write 320
Mixed 269
SusWrite 380
70% 307 MB/s
4K Read 10
4K Write 37.7
4K Mixed 16.6
56% 21.4 MB/s
DQ Read 41.5
DQ Write 87.6
DQ Mixed 17.3
27% 48.8 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,049,687 SSDs tested.

Typical BarracudaFas 1TB Builds (Compare 926 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

System: Asus ROG GU501GM

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Intel Core i5-11600K $270Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-11400F $260Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $183
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $78SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $77SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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