Average Bench: 58.6% (206th of 1014)

Based on 8,759 user benchmarks.  Models: ST32000641AS, ST320006 ST32000641AS, ST320006 41AS

Average average bench

The Seagate ST32000641AS 2TB averaged 41.3% 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 0.95MB/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 39.7%. 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 60.1MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 99.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,759 samples)
Min Avg Max
59.1 Read 105 132
55.2 Write 103 130
39.2 Mixed 60.1 72.9
51.6 SusWrite 99.5 130
67.4% 91.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 0.86 1
1 4K Write 1.41 1.7
0.7 4K Mixed 0.95 1.1
167% 1.07 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
135GB free
Firmware: CC13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 124 127 128 127 124 MB/s
Read 126
Write 109
Mixed 54
SusWrite 126
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.5
99% 0.7 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 98 103 101 101 101 MB/s
Read 97.2
Write 96.3
Mixed 59.7
SusWrite 100
65% 88.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 1
171% 1.03 MB/s
617GB free
Firmware: CC13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 96 97 98 96 98 MB/s
Read 100
Write 93.2
Mixed 60
SusWrite 96.8
64% 87.6 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 1
179% 1.13 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 89 93 92 92 92 MB/s
Read 103
Write 100
Mixed 62.9
SusWrite 91.5
66% 89.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 1
174% 1.1 MB/s
227GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 82 82 83 83 82 MB/s
Read 75.8
Write 79
Mixed 60.3
SusWrite 82.1
55% 74.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1
170% 1.1 MB/s
101GB free
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 8 23 34 37 37 38 MB/s
Read 4.2
Write 7.7
Mixed 5.7
SusWrite 29.6
9% 11.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.1
19% 0.13 MB/s
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 Prices

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Typical ST32000641AS 2TB Builds (Compare 1,738 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

System: Dell XPS 8300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $493

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