Average Bench: 13% (1012th of 1016)

Based on 181 user benchmarks.  Model: ST4000DM001-1FK17N

Terrible average bench

The ST4000DM001-1FK17N 4TB averaged 87.0% 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. Sustained Write Speed 129MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 107MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the ST4000DM001-1FK17N 4TB is just 10.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the ST4000DM001-1FK17N 4TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 1.73MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 1.44MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 181 samples)
Min Avg Max
31.8 Read 85.6 153
44.5 Write 107 157
18.8 Mixed 54.5 87.9
27.5 SusWrite 129 172
21.3% 94.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.86 1.4
2.77 4K Write 9.23 13.6
0.2 4K Mixed 0.6 1
6.93% 3.56 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 DQ Read 1.73 3.95
3.08 DQ Write 9.19 13.6
0.37 DQ Mixed 1.44 2.4
2.3% 4.12 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3.5TB free
Firmware: CC49
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 179 172 165 175 182 MB/s
Read 156
Write 129
Mixed 40
SusWrite 173
28% 124 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 7.6
4K Mixed 1
8% 3.37 MB/s
894GB free
Firmware: CC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 145 151 151 151 152 MB/s
Read 78.5
Write 44.5
Mixed 76
SusWrite 149
20% 86.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 12.6
4K Mixed 0.7
8% 4.57 MB/s
DQ Read 0.4
DQ Write 13.4
DQ Mixed 0.9
2% 4.9 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 132 130 136 133 134 MB/s
Read 53
Write 115
Mixed 68.5
SusWrite 132
21% 92.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 13.3
4K Mixed 0.7
9% 4.93 MB/s
DQ Read 1.2
DQ Write 10.8
DQ Mixed 2.4
3% 4.8 MB/s
10GB free
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 114 117 100 70 72 MB/s
Read 49.5
Write 88.5
Mixed 62.3
SusWrite 97.6
17% 74.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 13.3
4K Mixed 0.6
8% 4.73 MB/s
DQ Read 1.2
DQ Write 10.7
DQ Mixed 2.3
3% 4.73 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: CC49
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 15 15 15 14 14 MB/s
Read 98.2
Write 120
Mixed 28.5
SusWrite 16.7
15% 65.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 7.8
4K Mixed 0.6
7% 3.17 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC49
SusWrite @10s intervals: 26 25 25 17 26 58 MB/s
Read 73.2
Write 73
Mixed 17.5
SusWrite 29.5
11% 48.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 0.6
5% 2.03 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,397,769 SSDs tested.

Typical ST4000DM001-1FK17N 4TB Builds (Compare 1,583 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H87M-D3H

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $175

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