Average Bench: 13.7% (1033rd of 1037)

Based on 1,171 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 129MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 101MB/s

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Backup+ Desk 5TB is just 8.15%. 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 1.77MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,171 samples)
Min Avg Max
48.7 Read 93.9 142
43.2 Write 101 147
60.3 Mixed 76.4 86.2
79.9 SusWrite 129 172
22.6% 100 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.57 1
8.2 4K Write 9.26 10.9
0.5 4K Mixed 0.7 1
6.67% 3.51 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.8 DQ Read 1.11 1.4
2.7 DQ Write 6.47 8.8
0.9 DQ Mixed 1.77 2.3
1.93% 3.12 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0342
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 146 144 150 150 151 MB/s
Read 124
Write 118
Mixed 76.5
SusWrite 146
26% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 8.7
4K Mixed 0.6
6% 3.23 MB/s
DQ Read 1.1
DQ Write 7
DQ Mixed 1.9
2% 3.33 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0342
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 145 151 149 150 151 MB/s
Read 112
Write 115
Mixed 83.6
SusWrite 147
26% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 8.6
4K Mixed 0.7
6% 3.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1.3
DQ Write 7.1
DQ Mixed 2.1
2% 3.5 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0406
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 143 148 144 148 147 MB/s
Read 102
Write 130
Mixed 61.9
SusWrite 144
25% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 9.3
4K Mixed 0.7
7% 3.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1.1
DQ Write 6.9
DQ Mixed 1
2% 3 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 040B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 147 153 153 152 143 MB/s
Read 97.5
Write 120
Mixed 73
SusWrite 142
24% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 8.3
4K Mixed 0.6
6% 3.13 MB/s
DQ Read 1.1
DQ Write 6.5
DQ Mixed 2
2% 3.2 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 0406
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 122 130 132 136 135 MB/s
Read 116
Write 13.2
Mixed 77.8
SusWrite 116
18% 80.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 8.7
4K Mixed 0.7
6% 3.3 MB/s
DQ Read 0.6
DQ Write 6.8
DQ Mixed 1.9
2% 3.1 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,586,626 SSDs tested.

Typical Backup+ Desk 5TB Builds (Compare 682 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170-PRO - $198

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $955

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