Average Bench: 13.8% (1053rd of 1058)

Based on 1,536 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate Backup+ Desk

Terrible average bench

The Seagate Backup+ Desk 5TB averaged 86.2% 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. Sustained Write Speed 130MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 102MB/s

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Backup+ Desk 5TB is just 8.02%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Seagate Backup+ Desk 5TB performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 1.11MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 1.71MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,536 samples)
Min Avg Max
49.4 Read 94.7 142
45.4 Write 102 150
63.8 Mixed 77 86.1
80.4 SusWrite 130 176
22.9% 101 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.57 0.9
8.2 4K Write 9.27 10.9
0.5 4K Mixed 0.7 1
6.67% 3.51 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.7 DQ Read 1.11 1.3
2.6 DQ Write 6.4 8.84
0.7 DQ Mixed 1.71 2.24
1.9% 3.07 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
216GB free
Firmware: 0511
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 142 149 145 148 148 MB/s
Read 105
Write 112
Mixed 88.6
SusWrite 145
26% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 10.8
4K Mixed 0.8
8% 4.03 MB/s
DQ Read 1
DQ Write 8.6
DQ Mixed 1.1
2% 3.57 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0406
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 157 169 169 170 170 MB/s
Read 85.4
Write 94.2
Mixed 80.3
SusWrite 153
23% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 8.4
4K Mixed 0.6
6% 3.13 MB/s
DQ Read 1.2
DQ Write 6.6
DQ Mixed 0.8
2% 2.87 MB/s
216GB free
Firmware: 0511
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 129 124 127 127 128 MB/s
Read 114
Write 132
Mixed 82.4
SusWrite 127
26% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 9.8
4K Mixed 0.7
7% 3.67 MB/s
DQ Read 0.9
DQ Write 6.4
DQ Mixed 1.1
2% 2.8 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 040B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 149 147 144 141 147 MB/s
Read 82.4
Write 129
Mixed 76.5
SusWrite 145
25% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 9.2
4K Mixed 0.7
6% 3.43 MB/s
DQ Read 1.2
DQ Write 6.4
DQ Mixed 0.8
2% 2.8 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 0406
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 130 134 136 131 132 MB/s
Read 90.2
Write 118
Mixed 40.2
SusWrite 129
21% 94.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 8.1
4K Mixed 0.7
6% 3.13 MB/s
DQ Read 1.1
DQ Write 5.9
DQ Mixed 2
2% 3 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 040B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 136 145 145 143 144 MB/s
Read 72.4
Write 91.9
Mixed 68.9
SusWrite 125
20% 89.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 8.4
4K Mixed 0.6
6% 3.17 MB/s
DQ Read 0.5
DQ Write 7.2
DQ Mixed 1.2
2% 2.97 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 040B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 89 111 64 110 124 MB/s
Read 105
Write 124
Mixed 56.8
SusWrite 92.8
21% 94.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 9.2
4K Mixed 0.5
6% 3.37 MB/s
DQ Read 1.1
DQ Write 7.2
DQ Mixed 2
2% 3.43 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,261,108 SSDs tested.

Typical Backup+ Desk 5TB Builds (Compare 7,742 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk

System: Dell XPS 8700

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $296

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