Average Bench: 111% (199th of 1058)

Based on 5,258 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate BarraCuda 120 SSD ZA1000CM10003

Outstanding average bench

The Seagate BarraCuda 120 SSD ZA1000CM10003 1TB averaged 11.2% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate BarraCuda 120 SSD ZA1000CM10003 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 292MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 48.8MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate BarraCuda 120 SSD ZA1000CM10003 1TB is 57.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate BarraCuda 120 SSD ZA1000CM10003 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 476MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 434MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,258 samples)
Min Avg Max
378 Read 476 516
357 Write 458 502
345 Mixed 434 484
332 SusWrite 446 498
102% 454 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.7 4K Read 33.8 45.9
53.8 4K Write 100 134
24.5 4K Mixed 48.8 65.6
167% 60.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
46.8 DQ Read 287 390
147 DQ Write 302 372
73.1 DQ Mixed 292 380
220% 294 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: STZSE014
SusWrite @10s intervals: 486 491 488 443 472 426 MB/s
Read 513
Write 491
Mixed 474
SusWrite 468
110% 486 MB/s
4K Read 36.9
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 56.1
184% 66.5 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 361
271% 362 MB/s
619GB free (System drive)
Firmware: STRSD013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 486 482 487 487 489 489 MB/s
Read 508
Write 492
Mixed 474
SusWrite 487
110% 490 MB/s
4K Read 39.8
4K Write 90.2
4K Mixed 53.1
176% 61 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 361
272% 363 MB/s
527GB free
Firmware: STRSD013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 301 457 486 487 489 488 MB/s
Read 502
Write 485
Mixed 475
SusWrite 451
108% 478 MB/s
4K Read 40.2
4K Write 93.9
4K Mixed 55.3
182% 63.1 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 364
273% 363 MB/s
77GB free
Firmware: STRSD013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 443 448 396 383 347 375 MB/s
Read 483
Write 470
Mixed 453
SusWrite 399
102% 451 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 52.6
175% 63.3 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 370
DQ Mixed 377
284% 378 MB/s
835GB free (System drive)
Firmware: STRSD013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 493 484 491 500 500 499 MB/s
Read 433
Write 496
Mixed 447
SusWrite 495
106% 468 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 51.4
172% 66.6 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 201
DQ Mixed 324
233% 304 MB/s
264GB free (System drive)
Firmware: STRSD013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 405 417 411 408 411 405 MB/s
Read 473
Write 433
Mixed 440
SusWrite 410
99% 439 MB/s
4K Read 39.4
4K Write 83.6
4K Mixed 51.4
170% 58.1 MB/s
DQ Read 220
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 202
152% 203 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,076,815 SSDs tested.

Typical BarraCuda 120 SSD ZA1000CM10003 1TB Builds (Compare 93,577 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,000

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