Average Bench: 78.8% (75th of 984)

Based on 200 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000VX003-1HH164, ST2000VX003-1HH1, ST2000VX ST2000VX003-1HH1, ST2000VX 003-1HH164

Good average bench

The Seagate ST2000VX003-1HH164 2TB averaged 21.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate ST2000VX003-1HH164 2TB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 122MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 139MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST2000VX003-1HH164 2TB is 43.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate ST2000VX003-1HH164 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.18MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.62MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 200 samples)
Min Avg Max
94.6 Read 139 172
89.2 Write 136 168
66.4 Mixed 122 159
99.2% 132 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.38 4K Read 0.62 0.77
0.56 4K Write 1.43 1.77
0.13 4K Mixed 0.18 0.22
72.4% 0.74 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: DA11 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 179
Write 168
Mixed 150
124% 165 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 1.61
4K Mixed 0.16
78% 0.83 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: HK14 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 158
Write 150
Mixed 145
114% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.14
66% 0.73 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: CV11 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 131
Write 133
Mixed 119
96% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 1.37
4K Mixed 0.17
68% 0.71 MB/s
620GB free
Firmware: HK14 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 122
Write 119
Mixed 119
90% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.52
4K Mixed 0.16
68% 0.73 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 5,353,092 HDDs tested.

Typical ST2000VX003-1HH164 2TB Builds (Compare 17,116 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $158

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,122

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