Average Bench: 99.2% (7th of 1010)

more Based on 96,851 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000DM006-2DM164, Seagate ST2000DM006-2DM1, ST2000DM006, ST2000DM 006-2DM164, ST2000DM006-2DM1, ST2000DM006-2DM, ST2000DM ST2000DM006-2DM1

Excellent average bench

The Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) averaged just 0.7% 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 174MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) is 49.8%. 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 77.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.68MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 96,851 samples)
Min Avg Max
111 Read 174 206
89.4 Write 144 189
60.3 Mixed 77.7 88.7
105 SusWrite 172 204
104% 142 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 0.68 0.8
1.3 4K Write 1.6 1.8
0.6 4K Mixed 0.76 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: 195 199 200 196 198 201 MB/s
Read 189
Write 164
Mixed 88.2
SusWrite 198
117% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
157% 1.03 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 194 195 194 195 190 MB/s
Read 191
Write 180
Mixed 75.8
SusWrite 193
116% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 185 186 186 186 184 MB/s
Read 197
Write 160
Mixed 82.3
SusWrite 185
114% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 188 185 192 192 187 MB/s
Read 185
Write 146
Mixed 79
SusWrite 188
109% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 180 183 183 182 183 MB/s
Read 168
Write 148
Mixed 77.2
SusWrite 180
105% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 12,418,495 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $70 @ launch in Sep '16
AmazonUS $6049 mins
EbayUS $6010 mins
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BHPhotoUS $7012 months
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Typical Barracuda 2TB (2016) Builds (Compare 16,860 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B350-F GAMING - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $703

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 Comments

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

Added 22 months ago.

Terrible

4 months ago.

slow


Average

9 months ago.

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


Excellent

7 months ago.

love the load speed and mass storage for games


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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $130Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $243Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $87
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $130SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
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