Average Bench: 97.2% (9th of 1015)

more Based on 196,640 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000DM006-2DM164, Seagate ST2000DM006-2DM1, ST2000DM006, ST2000DM006-2EP102, ST2000DM 006-2DM164, ST2000DM006-2DM1, ST2000DM006-2DM, ST2000DM006-1ER14C, ST2000DM ST2000DM006-2DM1

Excellent average bench

The Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) averaged just 2.8% 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 172MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) is 46.8%. 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 78.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.68MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 196,640 samples)
Min Avg Max
121 Read 172 204
92.2 Write 140 174
63.3 Mixed 78.4 87.8
104 SusWrite 167 202
102% 139 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 0.68 0.8
1.4 4K Write 1.6 1.8
0.6 4K Mixed 0.75 0.9
142% 1.01 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 188 185 189 187 187 MB/s
Read 181
Write 132
Mixed 77.8
SusWrite 186
105% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
134% 1 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 166 166 165 167 166 MB/s
Read 188
Write 130
Mixed 82.3
SusWrite 166
104% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 194 195 195 193 196 MB/s
Read 149
Write 151
Mixed 80.2
SusWrite 194
105% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
66GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 119 90 111 120 119 MB/s
Read 127
Write 83
Mixed 72.5
SusWrite 113
73% 98.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
152% 1.07 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,255,239 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $70 @ launch in Sep '16
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Typical Barracuda 2TB (2016) Builds (Compare 29,885 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B350-F GAMING - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $664

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 Comments

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

Added 2 years ago.

Good

2 months ago.

Fastest mainstream HDD, hands down.


Terrible

14 months ago.

slow


Excellent

8 months ago.

Faster and cheaper than my WD Black.


Average

18 months ago.

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


Excellent

17 months ago.

love the load speed and mass storage for games


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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $143Nvidia GTX 1660 $220Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $86
Intel Core i5-9600K $219Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $102
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $198AMD RX 580 $173Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $75SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $42G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $695SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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