Average Bench: 110% (202nd of 1058)

Based on 4,526 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate BarraCuda 120 SSD ZA1000CM10003

Outstanding average bench

The Seagate BarraCuda 120 SSD ZA1000CM10003 1TB averaged 10.4% 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 48.1MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate BarraCuda 120 SSD ZA1000CM10003 1TB is 58%. 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 433MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,526 samples)
Min Avg Max
372 Read 476 515
366 Write 458 500
331 Mixed 433 482
323 SusWrite 447 498
102% 453 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.5 4K Read 33.6 45.1
49.5 4K Write 97.3 132
23.4 4K Mixed 48.1 65.2
164% 59.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
46.5 DQ Read 289 390
114 DQ Write 300 372
73.2 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%
822GB free (System drive)
Firmware: STRSD013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 493 495 492 495 496 496 MB/s
Read 511
Write 490
Mixed 439
SusWrite 495
109% 484 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 98.3
4K Mixed 55.7
182% 64.3 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 355
268% 360 MB/s
692GB free
Firmware: STZSE014
SusWrite @10s intervals: 481 482 479 478 479 479 MB/s
Read 488
Write 477
Mixed 466
SusWrite 480
108% 478 MB/s
4K Read 39.4
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 56.2
185% 65.4 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 369
DQ Mixed 378
284% 378 MB/s
400GB free
Firmware: STZSE014
SusWrite @10s intervals: 498 498 496 496 497 496 MB/s
Read 514
Write 497
Mixed 469
SusWrite 497
112% 494 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 97.9
4K Mixed 54.2
180% 63.6 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 362
271% 361 MB/s
726GB free
Firmware: STRSD013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 466 466 407 474 464 465 MB/s
Read 471
Write 459
Mixed 440
SusWrite 457
103% 457 MB/s
4K Read 36.9
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 54.7
186% 68.3 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 366
275% 367 MB/s
345GB free
Firmware: STZSE014
SusWrite @10s intervals: 469 477 477 477 481 482 MB/s
Read 504
Write 480
Mixed 462
SusWrite 477
108% 481 MB/s
4K Read 37.8
4K Write 95.1
4K Mixed 52.2
174% 61.7 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 358
269% 360 MB/s
338GB free
Firmware: STRSD013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 317 355 360 373 385 313 MB/s
Read 327
Write 445
Mixed 408
SusWrite 350
87% 383 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 89.4
4K Mixed 43.1
138% 52.1 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 201
DQ Mixed 147
147% 241 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,168,376 SSDs tested.

Typical BarraCuda 120 SSD ZA1000CM10003 1TB Builds (Compare 85,139 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 100%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $127

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $946

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