Average Bench: 97.6% (7th of 984)

more Based on 31,709 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 2.3% 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 157MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 179MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) is 31.7%. 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 0.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.66MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 31,709 samples)
Min Avg Max
141 Read 179 203
126 Write 162 187
103 Mixed 157 180
125% 166 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.38 4K Read 0.66 0.8
1.19 4K Write 1.53 1.81
0.14 4K Mixed 0.2 0.25
78.2% 0.8 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 199
Write 185
Mixed 179
141% 188 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.21
85% 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 192
Write 182
Mixed 168
136% 181 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.38
4K Mixed 0.24
70% 0.68 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 175
Write 163
Mixed 169
127% 169 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.21
82% 0.82 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 186
Write 152
Mixed 156
124% 165 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.05
4K Mixed 0.16
58% 0.57 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 150
Write 156
Mixed 153
115% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.73
4K Mixed 0.25
92% 0.92 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 142
Write 133
Mixed 118
98% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.26
4K Write 0.13
4K Mixed 0.05
19% 0.15 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 117
Write 115
Mixed 89.2
80% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.29
4K Mixed 0.23
68% 0.66 MB/s
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Gaming 109%
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Desktop
Desktop 94%
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Workstation
Workstation 74%
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Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $199

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,364

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