Average Bench: 88.2% (32nd of 1015)

more Based on 815,515 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000DM001-1CH164, ST2000DM ST2000DM001-9YN1, ST2000DM001-1E6164, ST2000DM ST2000DM001-1CH1, ST2000DM 001-1ER164, ST2000DM ST2000DM001-1ER, ST2000DM001-1ER1, ST2000DM001-1ER164, ST2000DM ST2000DM001-1ER1, ST2000DM-1CH164, ST2000DM001-1CH1, ST2000DM 001-1E6164, ST2000DM 001-9YN164, ST2000DM001-9YN164, ST2000DM001-1ER, ST2000DM001-2AE164, Seagate ST2000DM001-1CH1, ST2000DM 001-1CH164, ST2000DM001-1CH, Seagate ST2000DM001-9YN1, ST2000DM001-9YN1, ST2000DM001-9YN, ST2000DM 001, ST2000DM ST2000DM001-1E61, ST2000DM001-1E61, ST2000DM ST2000DM001-1CH, ST2000DM ST2000DM001-9YN

If you are specifically looking for a 2TB Hard Drive, the Barracuda is both a solid performer and offers reasonable value for money. That said, It probably makes more sense to go for the 3TB version which, thanks to economies of scale, represents significantly better value for money. With the 3TB Barracuda you get 50% more storage and approximately the same performance for just 20% more money. [Sep '13 HDrivePro]

Very good average bench

The Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB averaged just 11.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.71MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 155MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB is 63.1%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 74.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.69MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 815,515 samples)
Min Avg Max
82.6 Read 155 202
61.1 Write 130 183
34.1 Mixed 74.2 87.8
80 SusWrite 153 202
93.6% 128 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.69 0.9
0.9 4K Write 1.62 1.9
0.4 4K Mixed 0.71 0.9
138% 1.01 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 178 180 177 178 178 MB/s
Read 191
Write 164
Mixed 86.5
SusWrite 176
113% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
760GB free
Firmware: HP51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 157 157 157 156 157 MB/s
Read 161
Write 117
Mixed 79.3
SusWrite 157
94% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 128 129 129 131 130 MB/s
Read 181
Write 117
Mixed 86.2
SusWrite 127
94% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.97 MB/s
667GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 134 123 139 139 141 MB/s
Read 174
Write 158
Mixed 73.2
SusWrite 133
98% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
141% 1.03 MB/s
791GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 132 90 135 132 134 MB/s
Read 177
Write 131
Mixed 87.7
SusWrite 126
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 1 MB/s
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MSRP ≈ $118 @ launch in Sep '11
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Workstation 74%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $89

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $540

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 Comments

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Added 10 years ago.

Good

4 years ago.

I have been using this for my pc for about three years, and it has performed well, for me anyway. I game quite a lot, and I do some light editing, and it doesn't slow down a lot, though I would like to get an SSD in the future as it takes AGES for Windows to load up. Other than that, it works great, and the 2TB is defiantly well enough for me.


Good

3 months ago.

it fails a lot. it's the worse hdd. i've got a raid with 6 of this HDD, and in the first year fails 3 disks.


Good

10 months ago.

Have been using it for almost a decade and it is still going strong. Would love to upgrade to an ssd but for the price this HDD has served me well.


Excellent

4 years ago.

My HDD is constantly making regular clicking noises when idle. This is really irritating and it drives me crazy. I already cleared every thing stored on it and formatted it but the issue is back


Excellent

10 years ago.

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Poor

7 years ago.

pretty slow, I seem to have got one of the bad eggs


Excellent

9 years ago.

Die ST2000DM001 und die ST3000DM001 sind meiner Meinung nach die besten Festplatten (hätte es nicht gedacht). Beste Kombi überhaupt! SSD 120gb + 2tb/3tb HD als "D: Platte" für den Rest!


Poor

5 years ago.

This HHD came in my pre-built system new in the middle of 2018 but it's history goes back to 2011 with just 64MB Cache and is rather clunky in terms of speed especially in the write department, I use it as my secondary drive holding my media content and has me looking for faster alternatives. On the bright side it does operate very quietly, something that usually is compromised once you start getting into larger HDD's from the rotations generated.


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