Average Bench: 79.3% (71st of 984)

Based on 25 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000DM001-9YN164, ST2000DM001-1ER164, ST2000DM001-1CH164, ST2000DM001-1E6164

Good average bench

The Seagate ST2000DM001-9YN164 4TB averaged 20.7% 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 2.15MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 125MB/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 0.28MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 137MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 25 samples)
Min Avg Max
78 Read 140 200
82.9 Write 137 199
64.1 Mixed 125 183
100% 134 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.32 4K Read 0.82 4.52
0.62 4K Write 2.15 5.65
0.13 4K Mixed 0.28 0.82
105% 1.08 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3.5TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 187
Write 172
Mixed 152
128% 170 MB/s
4K Read 0.94
4K Write 2.57
4K Mixed 0.28
118% 1.27 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 140
Write 107
Mixed 105
88% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 2.04
4K Mixed 0.28
97% 1 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: A5E0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 102
Write 137
Mixed 110
88% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.32
4K Write 1.69
4K Mixed 0.16
62% 0.72 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: A5E0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 102
Write 102
Mixed 83.7
72% 95.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.32
4K Write 1.34
4K Mixed 0.16
56% 0.61 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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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,278,619 HDDs tested.

Typical ST2000DM001-9YN164 4TB Builds (Compare 888 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop 57%
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus B85M-G R2.0

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $293

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