Average Bench: 98.6% (7th of 1010)

more Based on 147,857 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 1.3% 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 174MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) is 48.9%. 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 147,857 samples)
Min Avg Max
118 Read 174 203
98.8 Write 143 185
63.5 Mixed 78.2 87.5
103 SusWrite 170 203
103% 141 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 0.68 0.8
1.39 4K Write 1.62 1.9
0.6 4K Mixed 0.75 0.9
142% 1.02 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 184 185 190 193 194 MB/s
Read 186
Write 180
Mixed 77.5
SusWrite 187
115% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
136% 1.03 MB/s
69GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 157 130 113 170 158 MB/s
Read 197
Write 145
Mixed 81
SusWrite 148
104% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
140% 1.07 MB/s
931GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 151 149 153 152 150 MB/s
Read 188
Write 151
Mixed 76
SusWrite 151
103% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.97 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 134 134 133 133 133 MB/s
Read 187
Write 156
Mixed 77.5
SusWrite 132
101% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $70 @ launch in Sep '16
AmazonUS $6019 mins
EbayUS $6030 mins
NeweggUS $605 hrs
BHPhotoUS $7015 months
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Typical Barracuda 2TB (2016) Builds (Compare 19,966 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 126%
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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 - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,608

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 Comments

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

Added 2 years ago.

Excellent

1 month ago.

Best bang for the buck aka the most value for money


Terrible

7 months ago.

slow


Excellent

2 months ago.

Faster and cheaper than my WD Black.


Average

12 months ago.

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


Excellent

10 months ago.

love the load speed and mass storage for games


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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $360Nvidia GTX 1070 $330Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $78
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $148Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $80
Intel Core i5-8600K $259Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $110SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $750SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $41Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $120SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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