Average Bench: 88.2% (37th of 1010)

Based on 22,102 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000DX002-2DV164, ST2000DX 002-2DV164, ST2000DX002-2DV1, Seagate ST2000DX002-2DV1, ST2000DX ST2000DX002-2DV1

Very good average bench

The Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016) averaged just 11.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016) near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 1.86MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 4.92MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016) is 54.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 31.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 139MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 22,102 samples)
Min Avg Max
67.8 Read 139 191
90.1 Write 149 194
26.1 Mixed 31.4 64.6
109 SusWrite 168 204
87.9% 122 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.7 4K Read 1.09 1.2
2.55 4K Write 4.92 5.3
1 4K Mixed 1.86 2.1
343% 2.62 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
441GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 204 206 206 208 206 MB/s
Read 193
Write 141
Mixed 28.4
SusWrite 205
102% 142 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 1.9
351% 2.7 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 206 202 204 203 204 MB/s
Read 155
Write 143
Mixed 32.1
SusWrite 203
96% 133 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 2
367% 2.77 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 194 198 191 185 194 MB/s
Read 149
Write 204
Mixed 29.2
SusWrite 192
104% 144 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 1.8
344% 2.73 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 187 186 188 187 185 MB/s
Read 144
Write 134
Mixed 26.6
SusWrite 186
88% 123 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 1.9
345% 2.63 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 69 94 106 106 102 MB/s
Read 27.7
Write 85.8
Mixed 25.7
SusWrite 91.9
42% 57.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.5
81% 0.53 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 11,292,318 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $100 @ launch in Sep '16
EbayUS $9512 hrs
AmazonUS $9612 hrs
NeweggUS $9613 hrs
OutletPCUS $9622 hrs
BHPhotoUS $10912 months
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Typical FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016) Builds (Compare 12,935 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
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Desktop
Desktop 98%
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Workstation
Workstation 103%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME X370-PRO - $128

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 111% - Outstanding Total price: $1,039

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 Comments

The fastest PC hard drive...

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Excellent

2 months ago.

Owned one for ~3 months. Average speeds are not what I expected. Performance has mostly been the same as an old samsung I had which achieved avg read speeds of 100MB/s. My most recent bench suggests it's not running at optimal performance. see below: http://www.userbenchmark.com/UserRun/5513683 Interestingly the all time average is actually lower than the traditional 2TB Barracuda model which to me seems that in practice this SSHD does not live up to its theoretical speeds. I thought it would operate the same as the Barracuda with the added bonus of a 8BG SSD cache for regularly used data. I have not once witnessed speeds close to SSD speed, or above a fully mechanical drive for that matter. Save some coin and get the Barracuda.


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