Average Bench: 80.1% (69th of 984)

Based on 21 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000DM001-9YN164, ST2000DM001-1ER164, ST2000DM001-1CH164, ST2000DM001-1E6164

Very good average bench

The Seagate ST2000DM001-9YN164 4TB averaged just 19.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate ST2000DM001-9YN164 4TB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.19MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.86MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST2000DM001-9YN164 4TB is 53.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate ST2000DM001-9YN164 4TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.29MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 138MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 21 samples)
Min Avg Max
78 Read 141 200
82.9 Write 138 199
64.1 Mixed 127 183
102% 135 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.37 4K Read 0.86 4.52
0.62 4K Write 2.19 5.65
0.13 4K Mixed 0.29 0.82
109% 1.12 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3TB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 167
Write 178
Mixed 135
120% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.26
90% 0.94 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 106
Write 107
Mixed 106
80% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.29
103% 1.05 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 121
Write 87.6
Mixed 64.1
67% 90.7 MB/s
4K Read 4.52
4K Write 5.11
4K Mixed 0.52
341% 3.38 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: CC52 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 103
Write 82.9
Mixed 97
71% 94.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 0.88
4K Mixed 0.13
46% 0.46 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,195,589 HDDs tested.

Typical ST2000DM001-9YN164 4TB Builds (Compare 7,965 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 64%
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 59%

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $970

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