Average Bench: 96.7% (8th of 984)

more Based on 19,603 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 3.2% 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 177MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) is 33.8%. 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 0.65MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 19,603 samples)
Min Avg Max
135 Read 177 202
123 Write 161 186
105 Mixed 156 179
124% 164 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.39 4K Read 0.65 0.79
1.09 4K Write 1.52 1.79
0.14 4K Mixed 0.2 0.25
77.7% 0.79 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 198
Write 171
Mixed 160
132% 176 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.75
4K Mixed 0.22
87% 0.89 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 173
Write 168
Mixed 155
124% 165 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.65
4K Mixed 0.22
84% 0.86 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 168
Write 153
Mixed 133
113% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 1.54
4K Mixed 0.18
73% 0.76 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 168
Write 151
Mixed 133
113% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.52
4K Mixed 0.14
69% 0.75 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 - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $1,347

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