Average Bench: 58.3% (207th of 984)

more Based on 17,015 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000DL003-9VT166, ST2000DL 003, ST2000DL003-9VT, ST2000DL003-9VT1, ST2000DL ST2000DL003-9VT1, ST2000DL ST2000DL003, Seagate ST2000DL003-9VT1, ST2000DL 003-9VT166

Average average bench

The Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB averaged 41.6% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.47MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.41MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB is 33.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.52MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 83MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 17,015 samples)
Min Avg Max
66.7 Read 103 130
66 Write 101 129
26.3 Mixed 83 116
71.4% 95.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.52 0.74
0.54 4K Write 1.41 6.13
0.19 4K Mixed 0.47 0.71
100% 0.8 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC3C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 125
Write 122
Mixed 97.9
86% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.09
4K Mixed 0.57
113% 0.79 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC32 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 128
Write 83.5
Mixed 77.8
72% 96.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 0.86
4K Mixed 0.41
92% 0.66 MB/s
818GB free
Firmware: CC32 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 97.5
Write 106
Mixed 74.6
69% 92.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.01
4K Mixed 0.43
85% 0.63 MB/s
308GB free
Firmware: CC32 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 110
Write 88.8
Mixed 69.6
67% 89.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 0.83
4K Mixed 0.36
80% 0.59 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 99
Write 99.5
Mixed 27
55% 75.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.36
4K Write 1.03
4K Mixed 0.41
80% 0.6 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,573,763 HDDs tested.


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Typical Barracuda Green 2TB Builds (Compare 14,388 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 21%
Desktop 58%
Workstation 23%

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $387

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