Average Bench: 88.3% (37th of 1002)

more Based on 207,807 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 11.6% 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 Mixed IO Speed 138MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 160MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB is 46.9%. 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 0.63MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.24MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 207,807 samples)
Min Avg Max
102 Read 160 200
103 Write 148 183
77.9 Mixed 138 175
112% 149 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.32 4K Read 0.63 0.95
0.82 4K Write 1.45 1.8
0.15 4K Mixed 0.24 0.37
79.6% 0.77 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1TB free
Firmware: HP51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 191
Write 160
Mixed 161
128% 170 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.62
4K Mixed 0.18
70% 0.76 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: CC62 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 170
Write 168
Mixed 132
117% 157 MB/s
4K Read 1.07
4K Write 1.14
4K Mixed 0.43
113% 0.88 MB/s
48GB free
Firmware: CC26
4KALIGNED
Read 171
Write 134
Mixed 165
118% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.47
4K Mixed 0.18
70% 0.73 MB/s
207GB free
Firmware: CC27 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 141
Write 117
Mixed 96
88% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 1.31
4K Mixed 0.23
66% 0.64 MB/s
272GB free
Firmware: CC4H Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 111
Write 115
Mixed 112
85% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.97
4K Write 0.68
4K Mixed 0.38
95% 0.68 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,247,063 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $118 @ launch in Sep '11
EbayUS $5518 mins
AmazonUS $581 month
OutletPCUS $6514 hrs
BHPhotoUS $757 months
NeweggUS $1275 hrs
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Typical Barracuda 7200.14 2TB Builds (Compare 20,363 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,238

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 Comments

Seagate AcuTrac™ technology maximises HDD storage densities...

Added 4 years ago.

Poor

4 months 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

14 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 months ago.

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


Excellent

4 years ago.

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Poor

15 months ago.

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


Excellent

3 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!


Average

2 months ago.

Good (but variable) performance, can't wait for it to fail with no warning.


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