Average Bench: 98% (8th of 979)

more Based on 3,465 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000DM006-2DM164, Seagate ST2000DM006-2DM1, ST2000DM006, ST2000DM 006-2DM164, ST2000DM006-2DM1, ST2000DM ST2000DM006-2DM1

Excellent average bench

The Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) averaged just 2.0% 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. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 156MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 179MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) is 38.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.21MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.68MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,465 samples)
Min Avg Max
132 Read 179 205
118 Write 163 189
102 Mixed 156 181
125% 166 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.39 4K Read 0.68 0.8
1.12 4K Write 1.54 1.83
0.15 4K Mixed 0.21 0.25
79.5% 0.81 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
553GB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 187
Write 168
Mixed 170
132% 175 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.56
4K Mixed 0.23
86% 0.85 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 192
Write 159
Mixed 170
131% 174 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 1.85
4K Mixed 0.23
93% 0.96 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 180
Write 146
Mixed 152
120% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.52
4K Mixed 0.18
74% 0.77 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 159
Write 164
Mixed 154
120% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 1.83
4K Mixed 0.24
93% 0.95 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 160
Write 151
Mixed 147
115% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.76
4K Mixed 0.17
85% 0.91 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 158
Write 153
Mixed 152
116% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 1.63
4K Mixed 0.2
84% 0.86 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 151
Write 139
Mixed 149
110% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.49
4K Mixed 0.22
78% 0.78 MB/s
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Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $997

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