SeagateST2000VN004
SeagateST6000DM003

Release date ≈ Q1 2017.

Release date ≈ Q3 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 2,043 user samples
983 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 101% 2TB free
Worst Bench: 55% 1.5TB free (System drive)
Poor: 55% Great: 101%
SPEED RANK: 53rd / 1015
1,060 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 89% 5.5TB free
Worst Bench: 43% 4TB free
Poor: 43% Great: 89%
SPEED RANK: 139th / 1015
Effective Speed
Effective HDD Speed
85.5 % Faster effective speed.
+26%
68.1 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
149 MB/s Much faster read speed.
+53%
97.5 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
147 MB/s Faster write speed.
+26%
117 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
0.59 MB/s 1.45 MB/s Hugely faster random read.
+146%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
1.58 MB/s 4.79 MB/s Hugely faster random write.
+203%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
68.7 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
+5%
65.3 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
0.67 MB/s 0.67 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
149 MB/s Slightly faster sustained write speed.
+7%
139 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
178 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
+24%
143 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
174 MB/s Slightly faster peak write speed.
+14%
153 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
0.7 MB/s 2.18 MB/s Hugely faster peak random read.
+211%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
1.8 MB/s 5.7 MB/s Hugely faster peak random write.
+217%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
78.7 MB/s +5% 75.3 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
0.8 MB/s 0.9 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+12%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
177 MB/s 179 MB/s +1%
Market Share
Based on 18,302,508 HDDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.02 % 0.02 %
Value
Value For Money
67.3 % 94.7 % Much better value.
+41%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 50 %
Price
Price (score)
$73 Much cheaper.
+41%
$124
Age
Newest
28+ Months 23+ Months More recent.
+18%
Capacity
Capacity
2TB 6TB
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