Average Bench: 59.3% (200th of 1015)

Based on 6,156 user benchmarks.  Models: ST32000641AS, ST320006 ST32000641AS, ST320006 41AS

Average average bench

The Seagate ST32000641AS 2TB averaged 40.7% 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 0.85MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST32000641AS 2TB is 36.8%. 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 60.3MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 99.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,156 samples)
Min Avg Max
62.7 Read 107 132
61 Write 105 130
45.7 Mixed 60.3 72.3
55.6 SusWrite 99.9 130
68.1% 92.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.85 1
1 4K Write 1.38 1.7
0.6 4K Mixed 0.94 1.1
166% 1.06 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: CC13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 129 130 129 128 130 MB/s
Read 132
Write 125
Mixed 65.7
SusWrite 129
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1.1
193% 1.27 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 122 124 122 123 122 MB/s
Read 113
Write 112
Mixed 59.7
SusWrite 122
74% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 1.1
188% 1.17 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: CC13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 112 112 112 113 114 MB/s
Read 122
Write 119
Mixed 60.7
SusWrite 112
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 1.1
178% 1 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: CCA3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 93 93 93 93 92 MB/s
Read 89.7
Write 83
Mixed 60.7
SusWrite 92.8
60% 81.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
165% 1.1 MB/s
296GB free
Firmware: CC14
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 76 75 75 75 75 MB/s
Read 51.5
Write 62.4
Mixed 45.2
SusWrite 74.2
43% 58.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
157% 1.03 MB/s
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AmazonUS $9023 mins
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Typical ST32000641AS 2TB Builds (Compare 4,973 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 57%
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Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

System: Dell XPS 8300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $351

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