Average Bench: 112% (195th of 1058)

Based on 6,134 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate BarraCuda 120 SSD ZA1000CM10003

Outstanding average bench

The Seagate BarraCuda 120 SSD ZA1000CM10003 1TB averaged 12.0% 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 298MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 49.5MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate BarraCuda 120 SSD ZA1000CM10003 1TB is 55.3%. 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 481MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 439MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,134 samples)
Min Avg Max
379 Read 481 515
375 Write 462 500
359 Mixed 439 482
344 SusWrite 444 495
103% 456 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.6 4K Read 34.7 45.4
53.2 4K Write 98.5 135
23.9 4K Mixed 49.5 65.6
168% 60.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
47.3 DQ Read 294 389
162 DQ Write 304 372
74.6 DQ Mixed 298 380
224% 299 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
526GB free (System drive)
Firmware: STRSD013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 326 440 464 392 469 478 MB/s
Read 509
Write 484
Mixed 472
SusWrite 428
107% 473 MB/s
4K Read 45.6
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 58.9
211% 76.5 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 364
272% 361 MB/s
897GB free
Firmware: STRSD013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 447 454 457 466 459 464 MB/s
Read 509
Write 462
Mixed 464
SusWrite 458
107% 473 MB/s
4K Read 44.4
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 59.9
200% 70.1 MB/s
DQ Read 240
DQ Write 200
DQ Mixed 218
164% 219 MB/s
262GB free
Firmware: STZSE014
SusWrite @10s intervals: 449 452 454 438 408 457 MB/s
Read 505
Write 452
Mixed 453
SusWrite 443
104% 463 MB/s
4K Read 40.8
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 56.5
188% 66.1 MB/s
DQ Read 236
DQ Write 199
DQ Mixed 216
162% 217 MB/s
98GB free (System drive)
Firmware: STRSD013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 430 463 481 482 494 472 MB/s
Read 510
Write 495
Mixed 465
SusWrite 470
109% 485 MB/s
4K Read 42.3
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 60
199% 70.7 MB/s
DQ Read 45.2
DQ Write 131
DQ Mixed 67.3
58% 81.3 MB/s
695GB free
Firmware: STRSD012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 457 444 442 448 445 446 MB/s
Read 487
Write 451
Mixed 444
SusWrite 447
103% 457 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 86.1
4K Mixed 49.8
165% 57.5 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 346
260% 347 MB/s
746GB free
Firmware: STRSD013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 445 451 448 448 450 449 MB/s
Read 496
Write 446
Mixed 454
SusWrite 448
104% 461 MB/s
4K Read 41.2
4K Write 94.4
4K Mixed 53.8
181% 63.1 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 197
DQ Mixed 213
160% 214 MB/s
208GB free (System drive)
Firmware: STRSD013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 463 447 446 446 418 432 MB/s
Read 474
Write 449
Mixed 402
SusWrite 442
100% 442 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 69.9
4K Mixed 41.8
131% 46.1 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 361
270% 359 MB/s
145GB free
Firmware: STRSD013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 489 491 490 489 490 488 MB/s
Read 454
Write 488
Mixed 414
SusWrite 490
104% 461 MB/s
4K Read 15.7
4K Write 96.7
4K Mixed 27.6
110% 46.7 MB/s
DQ Read 61.1
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 361
232% 256 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 51,171,492 SSDs tested.

Typical BarraCuda 120 SSD ZA1000CM10003 1TB Builds (Compare 104,435 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
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: $1,008

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