Average Bench: 88.7% (34th of 979)

more Based on 89,413 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000DM001-1CH164, ST2000DM001-9YN164, ST2000DM001-1ER, ST2000DM ST2000DM001-9YN1, Seagate ST2000DM001-1CH1, ST2000DM 001-1CH164, ST2000DM001-1CH, Seagate ST2000DM001-9YN1, ST2000DM001-1E6164, ST2000DM001-9YN1, ST2000DM ST2000DM001-1CH1, ST2000DM 001-1ER164, ST2000DM ST2000DM001-1ER, ST2000DM001-9YN, ST2000DM ST2000DM001-1E61, ST2000DM001-1ER1, ST2000DM001-1ER164, ST2000DM ST2000DM001-1ER1, ST2000DM001-1E61, ST2000DM ST2000DM001-1CH, ST2000DM001-1CH1, ST2000DM ST2000DM001-9YN, ST2000DM 001-1E6164, ST2000DM 001-9YN164

If you are specifically looking for a 2TB Hard Drive, the Barracuda is both a solid performer and offers reasonable value for money. That said, It probably makes more sense to go for the 3TB version which, thanks to economies of scale, represents significantly better value for money. With the 3TB Barracuda you get 50% more storage and approximately the same performance for just 20% more money. [Sep '13 HDrivePro]

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Very good average bench

The Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB averaged just 11.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 160MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 136MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB is 43%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.64MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.24MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 89,413 samples)
Min Avg Max
110 Read 160 199
105 Write 149 185
72.3 Mixed 136 174
112% 149 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.33 4K Read 0.64 0.92
0.77 4K Write 1.49 1.75
0.14 4K Mixed 0.24 0.39
80.9% 0.79 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
608GB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 187
Write 146
Mixed 148
120% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.16
72% 0.79 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: CC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 128
Write 154
Mixed 112
98% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.16
4K Mixed 0.39
85% 0.68 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: HP34 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 118
Write 137
Mixed 85.4
84% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.17
4K Write 0.45
4K Mixed 0.21
39% 0.28 MB/s
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Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $139

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,052

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 Comments

Seagate AcuTrac™ technology maximises HDD storage densities...

Added 3 years ago.

Good

10 days ago.

The drive after just two years and ONE month so one month after warranty has expired has "Uncorrectable Errors" - there is no possibility to write files on the hard drive. After doing a chkdsk it did start to work however from the SMART report it doesn't look good and the drive fails to pass Seagate Tools tests.


Poor

2 months ago.

it fails a lot. it's the worse hdd. i've got a raid with 6 of this HDD, and in the first year fails 3 disks.


Poor

12 days ago.

Failed after 2 years and a little something, lost all my music. Never no more Seagate! Only Toshiba from now on!


Excellent

3 years ago.

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Poor

3 months ago.

pretty slow, I seem to have got one of the bad eggs


Excellent

2 years ago.

Die ST2000DM001 und die ST3000DM001 sind meiner Meinung nach die besten Festplatten (hätte es nicht gedacht). Beste Kombi überhaupt! SSD 120gb + 2tb/3tb HD als "D: Platte" für den Rest!


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