Average Bench: 99% (12th of 1010)

more Based on 63,600 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000DM006-2DM164, Seagate ST2000DM006-2DM1, ST2000DM006, ST2000DM 006-2DM164, ST2000DM006-2DM1, ST2000DM006-2DM, ST2000DM ST2000DM006-2DM1

Excellent average bench

The Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) averaged just 1.0% 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. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.75MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 174MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) is 48.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 78.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.68MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 63,600 samples)
Min Avg Max
124 Read 174 205
99.3 Write 146 183
63.7 Mixed 78.2 87.5
99.5 SusWrite 171 204
104% 142 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.68 0.8
1.3 4K Write 1.61 1.9
0.6 4K Mixed 0.75 0.9
141% 1.01 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 206 205 203 204 204 202 MB/s
Read 203
Write 175
Mixed 87.7
SusWrite 204
122% 167 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
142% 1.1 MB/s
895GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 197 199 198 198 198 MB/s
Read 187
Write 153
Mixed 72
SusWrite 198
111% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
143% 1.07 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 187 193 191 191 192 MB/s
Read 185
Write 148
Mixed 81
SusWrite 190
110% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 182 181 182 182 181 MB/s
Read 178
Write 154
Mixed 83.2
SusWrite 182
109% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
151% 1.1 MB/s
559GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 133 138 134 139 138 MB/s
Read 152
Write 140
Mixed 72
SusWrite 136
92% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
151% 1.1 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $70 @ launch in Sep '16
AmazonUS $595 mins
NeweggUS $594 hrs
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BHPhotoUS $708 months
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Typical Barracuda 2TB (2016) Builds (Compare 12,577 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $280

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $1,367

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 Comments

Versatile, fast, dependable. The fiercest drive you've ever met....

Added 18 months ago.

Terrible

25 days ago.

slow


Average

5 months ago.

Good capacity for that price, but it does a little bit clapping when under load.


Excellent

3 months ago.

love the load speed and mass storage for games


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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $289Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $121
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