Average Bench: 59.9% (193rd of 1015)

Based on 11,606 user benchmarks.  Models: ST32000641AS, ST320006 ST32000641AS, ST320006 41AS

Average average bench

The Seagate ST32000641AS 2TB averaged 40.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.94MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.86MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST32000641AS 2TB is 35.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate ST32000641AS 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 61.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 102MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,606 samples)
Min Avg Max
62.9 Read 105 131
61.3 Write 102 128
46 Mixed 61.4 73.7
60.5 SusWrite 104 129
68.3% 93.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 0.86 1
1 4K Write 1.4 1.7
0.65 4K Mixed 0.94 1
166% 1.07 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 129 130 130 130 132 MB/s
Read 115
Write 108
Mixed 65.6
SusWrite 130
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 1
184% 1.23 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: CC13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 121 121 123 121 120 MB/s
Read 114
Write 114
Mixed 59.7
SusWrite 118
74% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 1
172% 1.1 MB/s
926GB free
Firmware: CC14
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 92 93 93 94 94 MB/s
Read 122
Write 110
Mixed 71.1
SusWrite 93.1
73% 98.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 1
173% 1.07 MB/s
102GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 120 125 124 123 118 MB/s
Read 56.6
Write 68.8
Mixed 54
SusWrite 121
55% 75.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 1
168% 1.07 MB/s
446GB free
Firmware: CC13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 86 86 85 84 86 MB/s
Read 80.9
Write 86
Mixed 61.9
SusWrite 84.8
58% 78.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 1
164% 1 MB/s
118GB free
Firmware: CCA4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 73 74 73 73 73 MB/s
Read 70.5
Write 70.9
Mixed 47.1
SusWrite 72.8
48% 65.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.9
162% 1.03 MB/s
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 Prices

AmazonUS $1106 mins
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Typical ST32000641AS 2TB Builds (Compare 3,699 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 26%
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Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

System: Dell XPS 8300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $438

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