Average Bench: 98.6% (7th of 979)

more Based on 2,330 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000DM006-2DM164, Seagate ST2000DM006-2DM1, ST2000DM006, ST2000DM 006-2DM164, ST2000DM006-2DM1, ST2000DM ST2000DM006-2DM1

Excellent average bench

The Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) averaged just 1.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 155MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 180MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) is 31.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.21MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.68MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,330 samples)
Min Avg Max
144 Read 180 204
128 Write 164 188
102 Mixed 155 181
125% 166 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.39 4K Read 0.68 0.8
1.22 4K Write 1.56 1.82
0.15 4K Mixed 0.21 0.25
80.3% 0.82 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 187
Write 170
Mixed 173
133% 177 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 1.73
4K Mixed 0.23
89% 0.9 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 175
Write 172
Mixed 159
127% 169 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.72
4K Mixed 0.25
92% 0.91 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 120
Write 119
Mixed 123
91% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.42
4K Mixed 0.2
68% 0.7 MB/s
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Typical Barracuda 2TB (2016) Builds (Compare 9,008 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $155

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $1,043

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Intel Core i7-7700K $310Nvidia GTX 1070 $370Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $98
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $300AMD RX 480 $205Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $130
Intel Core i5-7600K $215Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $235Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $169
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $50Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $110SanDisk Extreme 64GB $34
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $90G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $430SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
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