Average Bench: 52.6% (273rd of 984)

Based on 1,154 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000LX001-1RG174, ST2000LX001-1RG1, ST2000LX 001-1RG174

Average average bench

The Seagate ST2000LX001-1RG174 2TB averaged 47.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.57MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.88MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST2000LX001-1RG174 2TB is 25.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Seagate ST2000LX001-1RG174 2TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 65.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 78.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,154 samples)
Min Avg Max
70.1 Read 105 154
53.7 Write 78.1 98.4
37.5 Mixed 65.7 90.3
61.8% 82.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.22 4K Read 0.88 1.44
0.73 4K Write 1.91 4.41
0.08 4K Mixed 0.57 0.83
136% 1.12 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: SDM1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 136
Write 92.9
Mixed 91.6
80% 107 MB/s
4K Read 1.52
4K Write 4
4K Mixed 0.9
238% 2.14 MB/s
624GB free
Firmware: 0
4KALIGNED
Read 91.6
Write 104
Mixed 63.8
64% 86.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.23
87% 0.95 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: SDM1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 107
Write 79.3
Mixed 58.1
60% 81.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.93
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.61
136% 1.04 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: SDM1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 92.2
Write 71.2
Mixed 54
54% 72.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 0.78
4K Mixed 0.53
93% 0.59 MB/s
651GB free
Firmware: SDM1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 81.2
Write 60.3
Mixed 49.8
48% 63.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 2.12
4K Mixed 0.4
112% 1.07 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: SDM1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 75.9
Write 65.2
Mixed 44.9
46% 62 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.76
145% 0.89 MB/s
164GB free
Firmware: SDM1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 60
Write 55.1
Mixed 45.4
40% 53.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.29
4K Write 1.68
4K Mixed 0.53
102% 0.83 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 5,353,092 HDDs tested.

Typical ST2000LX001-1RG174 2TB Builds (Compare 351 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

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