Average Bench: 98.5% (8th of 984)

more Based on 12,200 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000DM006-2DM164, Seagate ST2000DM006-2DM1, ST2000DM006, ST2000DM 006-2DM164, ST2000DM006-2DM1, ST2000DM006-2DM, ST2000DM ST2000DM006-2DM1

Excellent average bench

The Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) averaged just 1.5% 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 158MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 180MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) is 30%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.21MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.67MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,200 samples)
Min Avg Max
145 Read 180 203
130 Write 164 189
119 Mixed 158 181
126% 167 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.42 4K Read 0.67 0.8
1.13 4K Write 1.52 1.82
0.15 4K Mixed 0.21 0.25
79% 0.8 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 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 194
Write 175
Mixed 177
137% 182 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 1.51
4K Mixed 0.18
80% 0.82 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 194
Write 170
Mixed 174
135% 180 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.52
4K Mixed 0.23
83% 0.82 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 184
Write 176
Mixed 168
132% 176 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.22
89% 0.92 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 189
Write 167
Mixed 175
134% 177 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.31
4K Mixed 0.21
71% 0.7 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 193
Write 158
Mixed 121
117% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 1.53
4K Mixed 0.21
85% 0.85 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 182
Write 168
Mixed 168
130% 172 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.2
70% 0.75 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 181
Write 165
Mixed 167
128% 171 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 1.63
4K Mixed 0.17
72% 0.79 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 181
Write 157
Mixed 164
126% 167 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 1.53
4K Mixed 0.22
79% 0.79 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 161
Write 146
Mixed 145
113% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.61
4K Mixed 0.24
88% 0.87 MB/s
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Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 71%
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Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $1,226

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