Average Bench: 98.8% (5th of 979)

more Based on 2,229 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 1.1% 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 180MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) is 31.6%. 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 0.68MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,229 samples)
Min Avg Max
145 Read 180 204
129 Write 164 189
102 Mixed 156 181
125% 167 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.39 4K Read 0.68 0.8
1.23 4K Write 1.57 1.82
0.15 4K Mixed 0.21 0.25
80.5% 0.82 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 212
Write 172
Mixed 180
141% 188 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 1.71
4K Mixed 0.25
92% 0.91 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 177
Mixed 164
134% 178 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.55
4K Mixed 0.22
85% 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 178
Write 187
Mixed 172
134% 179 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 1.77
4K Mixed 0.22
89% 0.91 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 183
Write 170
Mixed 169
131% 174 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.42
4K Mixed 0.23
82% 0.8 MB/s
771GB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 184
Write 144
Mixed 133
115% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 0.54
4K Mixed 0.24
67% 0.5 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 185
Write 138
Mixed 161
122% 161 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.22
87% 0.87 MB/s
906GB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 162
Write 150
Mixed 141
113% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.48
4K Mixed 0.23
85% 0.83 MB/s
580GB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 152
Write 156
Mixed 143
113% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 1.55
4K Mixed 0.24
85% 0.84 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 156
Write 94.9
Mixed 133
97% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 1.46
4K Mixed 0.24
86% 0.83 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: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,024

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