Average Bench: 98.9% (8th of 983)

more Based on 9,440 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 1.1% 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 158MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 181MB/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 0.67MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,440 samples)
Min Avg Max
145 Read 181 204
129 Write 164 190
111 Mixed 158 182
126% 168 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.37 4K Read 0.67 0.8
1.18 4K Write 1.54 1.83
0.14 4K Mixed 0.2 0.25
79.3% 0.81 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 192
Write 196
Mixed 181
142% 189 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 1.62
4K Mixed 0.22
88% 0.88 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 190
Write 184
Mixed 168
136% 181 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 1.79
4K Mixed 0.22
90% 0.93 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 189
Write 181
Mixed 166
134% 178 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 1.77
4K Mixed 0.24
89% 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 183
Write 179
Mixed 171
134% 178 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.63
4K Mixed 0.24
89% 0.88 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 172
Write 170
Mixed 164
127% 169 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.61
4K Mixed 0.17
70% 0.76 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 184
Write 156
Mixed 167
127% 169 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.5
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 159
Write 146
Mixed 124
107% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.16
58% 0.6 MB/s
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Gaming 97%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 71%
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Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $204

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $1,175

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