Average Bench: 96.9% (11th of 1015)

more Based on 162,007 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 3.0% 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 0.76MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 172MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) is 50.1%. 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 78.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.68MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 162,007 samples)
Min Avg Max
115 Read 172 202
85 Write 140 184
63.7 Mixed 78.2 87.7
95.4 SusWrite 166 202
102% 139 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 0.68 0.8
1.4 4K Write 1.61 1.8
0.6 4K Mixed 0.76 0.9
143% 1.02 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: 184 191 191 192 192 191 MB/s
Read 196
Write 151
Mixed 88.5
SusWrite 190
114% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
151% 1.1 MB/s
673GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 172 171 174 171 171 MB/s
Read 182
Write 186
Mixed 85
SusWrite 170
114% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.97 MB/s
808GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 154 163 162 161 163 MB/s
Read 179
Write 118
Mixed 79.5
SusWrite 160
98% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 16,456,101 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $70 @ launch in Sep '16
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Typical Barracuda 2TB (2016) Builds (Compare 21,955 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 127%
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Desktop
Desktop 123%
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Workstation
Workstation 112%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z370-E GAMING - $171

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $1,574

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 Comments

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

Added 2 years ago.

Excellent

1 month ago.

Fastest mainstream HDD, hands down.


Terrible

10 months ago.

slow


Excellent

4 months ago.

Faster and cheaper than my WD Black.


Average

14 months ago.

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


Excellent

12 months ago.

love the load speed and mass storage for games


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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $366Nvidia GTX 1070 $379Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 2600 $159Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $107
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $115Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $93
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $95SanDisk Extreme 64GB $128
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $711SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $100SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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