Average Bench: 59.4% (200th of 1015)

Based on 5,313 user benchmarks.  Models: ST32000641AS, ST320006 ST32000641AS, ST320006 41AS

Average average bench

The Seagate ST32000641AS 2TB averaged 40.5% 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 36.3%. 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 60.5MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 101MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,313 samples)
Min Avg Max
62.9 Read 106 132
59.7 Write 105 130
41.3 Mixed 60.5 73.3
54.8 SusWrite 101 129
68.2% 93 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.85 1
1 4K Write 1.39 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%
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 131 130 131 131 130 MB/s
Read 122
Write 128
Mixed 59.7
SusWrite 130
80% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
165% 1.13 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 121 121 124 122 125 MB/s
Read 130
Write 123
Mixed 59.8
SusWrite 121
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1
182% 1.2 MB/s
316GB free
Firmware: CC13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 95 94 94 95 95 MB/s
Read 135
Write 129
Mixed 59.3
SusWrite 94.1
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1
178% 1.17 MB/s
811GB free
Firmware: CC13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 105 103 105 106 106 MB/s
Read 118
Write 108
Mixed 67.2
SusWrite 104
73% 99.3 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 1
180% 1.17 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 105 108 108 107 107 MB/s
Read 93.5
Write 93.2
Mixed 59.8
SusWrite 107
65% 88.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 1
176% 1.13 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 74 98 106 106 102 MB/s
Read 103
Write 89.9
Mixed 65.6
SusWrite 92.4
65% 87.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
149% 0.97 MB/s
610GB free
Firmware: CC14
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 76 72 77 77 75 MB/s
Read 111
Write 102
Mixed 64.2
SusWrite 75.8
65% 88.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
124% 0.87 MB/s
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Desktop 59%
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Workstation
Workstation 36%
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System: Dell XPS 8300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $422

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