SeagateST2000DM001
SeagateST2000DM006
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 470,994 user samples
314,442 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 114% 2TB free
Worst Bench: 56% 1.5TB free (System drive)
Poor: 56% Great: 114%
SPEED RANK: 26th / 1010
156,552 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 116% 1.5TB free
Worst Bench: 64% 336GB free
Poor: 64% Great: 116%
SPEED RANK: 8th / 1010
Effective Speed
Effective HDD Speed
90.1 % 97.9 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+9%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
159 MB/s 173 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
+9%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
133 MB/s 142 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
+7%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
0.69 MB/s +1% 0.68 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
1.58 MB/s 1.6 MB/s +1%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
75 MB/s 77.5 MB/s +3%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
0.73 MB/s 0.76 MB/s +4%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
155 MB/s 168 MB/s Slightly faster sustained write speed.
+8%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
201 MB/s 204 MB/s +1%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
182 MB/s 185 MB/s +2%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
0.8 MB/s 0.8 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
1.8 MB/s 1.8 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
87.1 MB/s 87.5 MB/s +0%
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 204 MB/s +1%
Market Share
Based on 15,714,779 HDDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
3.18 % Higher market share.
+25%
2.55 %
Value
Value For Money
88.5 % 93.8 % Slightly better value.
+6%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
62 % 80 % More popular.
+29%
Price
Price (score)
$58 +2% $60
Age
Newest
90 Months 30 Months Much more recent.
+67%
Capacity
Capacity
2TB 2TB
ADVERTISEMENT

If you are specifically looking for a 2TB Hard Drive, the Barracuda is both a solid performer and offers reasonable value for money. That said, It probably makes more sense to go for the 3TB version which, thanks to economies of scale, represents significantly better value for money. With the 3TB Barracuda you get 50% more storage and approximately the same performance for just 20% more money. [Sep '13 HDrivePro]

MORE DETAILS

Hard Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) March 2019 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]

ADVERTISEMENT

Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.
How Fast Is Your HDD? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchMark.
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
  • - Explore your best upgrade options with a virtual PC build.
  • - Compare your in-game FPS to other users with your hardware.
  • - Share your opinion by voting.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $365Nvidia GTX 1070 $364Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $65
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $120Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $105
Intel Core i5-8600K $260Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $105SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $761SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $110SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback