Average Bench: 35.9% (980th of 1072)

Based on 417 user benchmarks.  Model: ST12000NM001G-2MV103

Poor average bench

The ST12000NM001G-2MV103 12TB averaged 64.0% 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 Random Read Speed 30.2MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 204MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the ST12000NM001G-2MV103 12TB is just 19.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the ST12000NM001G-2MV103 12TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 5.34MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 1.74MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 417 samples)
Min Avg Max
122 Read 212 253
121 Write 203 245
93.4 Mixed 111 128
111 SusWrite 204 252
41% 182 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.4 4K Read 30.2 41.3
9.1 4K Write 13.2 16.8
1 4K Mixed 1.35 1.7
54.5% 14.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
2.6 DQ Read 5.34 9.42
6.88 DQ Write 12.1 19.1
0.6 DQ Mixed 1.74 3.12
3.33% 6.4 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
103GB free
Firmware: SN03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 201 205 211 204 197 199 MB/s
Read 199
Write 198
Mixed 95.2
SusWrite 203
39% 174 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 10.3
4K Mixed 1
66% 16.9 MB/s
DQ Read 3.2
DQ Write 11.1
DQ Mixed 1.8
3% 5.37 MB/s
295GB free
Firmware: SN03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 202 209 204 205 203 204 MB/s
Read 178
Write 182
Mixed 98.2
SusWrite 204
37% 166 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 13.6
4K Mixed 1
56% 15.4 MB/s
DQ Read 3.2
DQ Write 18.3
DQ Mixed 2.4
4% 7.97 MB/s
5TB free
Firmware: SN03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 167 176 184 171 175 MB/s
Read 171
Write 168
Mixed 104
SusWrite 174
35% 154 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 13.8
4K Mixed 1.3
59% 16.1 MB/s
DQ Read 4.9
DQ Write 13.7
DQ Mixed 3
4% 7.2 MB/s
7.5TB free
Firmware: SN03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 134 147 140 127 133 MB/s
Read 185
Write 174
Mixed 98.6
SusWrite 132
33% 147 MB/s
4K Read 16.4
4K Write 8.9
4K Mixed 1.6
32% 8.97 MB/s
DQ Read 17.3
DQ Write 16
DQ Mixed 2.3
6% 11.9 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,598,072 SSDs tested

Typical ST12000NM001G-2MV103 12TB Builds (Compare 683 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asrock Z97X Killer - $195

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $743

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