Average Bench: 95.7% (11th of 1015)

more Based on 179,925 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000DM006-2DM164, Seagate ST2000DM006-2DM1, ST2000DM006, ST2000DM 006-2DM164, ST2000DM006-2DM1, ST2000DM006-2DM, ST2000DM006-1ER14C, ST2000DM ST2000DM006-2DM1

Excellent average bench

The Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) averaged just 4.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.75MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 169MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) is 51.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 77.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.68MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 179,925 samples)
Min Avg Max
106 Read 169 203
87.7 Write 138 182
60.6 Mixed 77.4 87.5
95.7 SusWrite 165 203
100% 137 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 0.68 0.8
1.3 4K Write 1.59 1.8
0.6 4K Mixed 0.75 0.9
141% 1.01 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 210 206 208 206 210 211 MB/s
Read 207
Write 166
Mixed 85
SusWrite 208
122% 167 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 182 182 184 185 182 MB/s
Read 198
Write 196
Mixed 76.2
SusWrite 184
119% 163 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 176 175 178 178 178 MB/s
Read 168
Write 134
Mixed 81.5
SusWrite 177
102% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
837GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 167 165 164 166 166 MB/s
Read 172
Write 115
Mixed 84.5
SusWrite 164
98% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $70 @ launch in Sep '16
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Typical Barracuda 2TB (2016) Builds (Compare 23,595 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 127%
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Desktop
Desktop 124%
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Workstation
Workstation 113%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z370-E GAMING - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $1,518

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 Comments

Versatile, fast, dependable. The fiercest drive you've ever met...

Added 2 years ago.

Good

15 days ago.

Fastest mainstream HDD, hands down.


Excellent

14 days ago.

Great


Terrible

12 months ago.

slow


Excellent

6 months ago.

Faster and cheaper than my WD Black.


Average

16 months ago.

Good capacity for that price, but it does a little bit clapping when under load.


Excellent

15 months ago.

love the load speed and mass storage for games


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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $350Nvidia GTX 1070 $335Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $101
AMD Ryzen 5 2600 $144Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $100
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X $280Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $78SanDisk Extreme 64GB $45
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $646SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $75SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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