Average Bench: 100% (8th of 1010)

more Based on 94,463 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000DM006-2DM164, Seagate ST2000DM006-2DM1, ST2000DM006, ST2000DM 006-2DM164, ST2000DM006-2DM1, ST2000DM006-2DM, ST2000DM ST2000DM006-2DM1

Outstanding average bench

The Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) averaged 0.4% higher 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 176MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) is 45.4%. 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 78.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.68MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 94,463 samples)
Min Avg Max
120 Read 176 206
97.3 Write 146 187
62.1 Mixed 78.4 87.5
115 SusWrite 174 204
105% 144 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 0.68 0.8
1.4 4K Write 1.63 1.9
0.6 4K Mixed 0.75 0.9
142% 1.02 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
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 204 209 209 207 209 MB/s
Read 208
Write 145
Mixed 82.3
SusWrite 207
117% 161 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
140% 1.07 MB/s
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 137 159 165 178 177 MB/s
Read 179
Write 170
Mixed 75.3
SusWrite 161
107% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
141% 1.03 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 161 161 161 161 161 MB/s
Read 168
Write 129
Mixed 84.2
SusWrite 160
99% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
584GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 151 151 148 150 151 MB/s
Read 172
Write 118
Mixed 81.1
SusWrite 150
96% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 11,773,082 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $70 @ launch in Sep '16
AmazonUS $5535 mins
EbayUS $5943 mins
NeweggUS $6010 hrs
BHPhotoUS $7011 months
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Typical Barracuda 2TB (2016) Builds (Compare 15,553 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B350-F GAMING - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $737

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 Comments

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

Added 21 months ago.

Terrible

3 months ago.

slow


Average

8 months ago.

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


Excellent

6 months ago.

love the load speed and mass storage for games


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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $329Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $78
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $249Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $105
Intel Core i7-7700K $360AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $140SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $55Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $145SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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