SeagateST2000DM006
SeagateST4000DM005
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 497,133 user samples
462,780 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 114% 2TB free
Worst Bench: 63% 1TB free (System drive)
Poor: 63% Great: 114%
SPEED RANK: 15th / 1015
34,353 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 105% 3.5TB free
Worst Bench: 52% 2.5TB free
Poor: 52% Great: 105%
SPEED RANK: 64th / 1015
Effective Speed
Effective HDD Speed
91.6 % Faster effective speed.
+11%
82.4 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
160 MB/s Faster read speed.
+12%
143 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
130 MB/s +3% 126 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
0.67 MB/s +2% 0.66 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
1.6 MB/s 1.85 MB/s Faster random write.
+16%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
77 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+18%
65.1 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
0.73 MB/s 0.73 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
159 MB/s Slightly faster sustained write speed.
+10%
145 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
201 MB/s Slightly faster peak read speed.
+7%
187 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
175 MB/s +4% 169 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
0.8 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+14%
0.7 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
1.8 MB/s 2.2 MB/s Faster peak random write.
+22%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
87.2 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
+13%
77.2 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
0.9 MB/s 0.9 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
201 MB/s Slightly faster peak sustained write speed.
+7%
187 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 53,416,063 HDDs tested
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.93 % Insanely higher market share.
+3,117%
0.06 %
Value
Value For Money
59.5 % +3% 57.9 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
60 % Slightly more popular.
+5%
57 %
Price
Price (score)
$62 Much cheaper.
+46%
$114
Age
Newest
92 Months 92 Months
Capacity
Capacity
2TB 4TB
Hard Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) May 2024 HDD Rankings

We calculate effective speed which measures performance for typical consumers. Effective speed is adjusted by current cost per GB to yield value for money. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top HDDs. [HDrivePro]

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Intel Core i5-12400F $128Nvidia RTX 4060-Ti $385Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $80
Intel Core i5-13600K $260Nvidia RTX 4070 $550Samsung 870 Evo 250GB $45
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