Average Bench: 88.9% (34th of 1015)

more Based on 433,395 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000DM001-1CH164, ST2000DM001-9YN164, ST2000DM001-1ER, ST2000DM ST2000DM001-9YN1, Seagate ST2000DM001-1CH1, ST2000DM 001-1CH164, ST2000DM001-1CH, Seagate ST2000DM001-9YN1, ST2000DM001-1E6164, ST2000DM001-9YN1, ST2000DM ST2000DM001-1CH1, ST2000DM 001-1ER164, ST2000DM ST2000DM001-1ER, ST2000DM001-9YN, ST2000DM ST2000DM001-1E61, ST2000DM001-1ER1, ST2000DM001-1ER164, ST2000DM ST2000DM001-1ER1, ST2000DM001-1E61, ST2000DM ST2000DM001-1CH, ST2000DM-1CH164, ST2000DM001-1CH1, ST2000DM ST2000DM001-9YN, ST2000DM 001-1E6164, ST2000DM 001-9YN164

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]

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Very good average bench

The Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB averaged just 11.0% 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 0.74MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 159MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB is 59.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 74.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.58MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 433,395 samples)
Min Avg Max
83.4 Read 159 201
66.7 Write 131 186
37.1 Mixed 74.4 86.5
83.2 SusWrite 152 199
94.4% 129 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.71 0.9
1 4K Write 1.58 1.8
0.5 4K Mixed 0.74 0.9
140% 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: CC24
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 192 194 195 194 194 MB/s
Read 188
Write 156
Mixed 74.5
SusWrite 194
112% 153 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
156% 1.07 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 188 185 190 190 189 MB/s
Read 193
Write 168
Mixed 83.5
SusWrite 188
116% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
553GB free
Firmware: CC25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 178 178 178 176 177 MB/s
Read 179
Write 124
Mixed 73
SusWrite 176
101% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
154% 1.1 MB/s
739GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 104 107 109 104 106 MB/s
Read 170
Write 110
Mixed 73.3
SusWrite 106
84% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
143% 1.07 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $118 @ launch in Sep '11
OutletPCUS $581 month
AmazonUS $5821 months
BHPhotoUS $752 years
EbayUS $8013 mins
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Typical Barracuda 7200.14 2TB Builds (Compare 35,538 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $967

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 Comments

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Good

12 months 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.


Terrible

15 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.


Poor

2 years ago.

Failed after 2 years and a little something, lost all my music. Never no more Seagate! Only Toshiba from now on!


Terrible

13 months 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

6 years ago.

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Average

23 months ago.

Good (but variable) performance, can't wait for it to fail with no warning.


Poor

2 years ago.

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


Excellent

5 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

6 months 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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