Average Bench: 59.5% (193rd of 1015)

Based on 12,242 user benchmarks.  Models: ST32000641AS, ST320006 ST32000641AS, ST320006 41AS

Average average bench

The Seagate ST32000641AS 2TB averaged 40.4% 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 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 59.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 101MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,242 samples)
Min Avg Max
60.8 Read 105 130
59 Write 101 128
44.7 Mixed 59.8 72.5
61.8 SusWrite 103 130
67.7% 92.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.85 1
1 4K Write 1.4 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: 126 128 114 124 128 127 MB/s
Read 119
Write 117
Mixed 60.9
SusWrite 124
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1
178% 1.17 MB/s
405GB free
Firmware: CC13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 115 116 116 114 115 MB/s
Read 102
Write 96.8
Mixed 58.1
SusWrite 115
68% 93.2 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 1
180% 1.17 MB/s
684GB free
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 101 101 103 102 102 MB/s
Read 108
Write 110
Mixed 67.5
SusWrite 102
71% 96.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1
170% 1.1 MB/s
187GB free
Firmware: CC13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 114 113 113 114 114 MB/s
Read 63.5
Write 63.7
Mixed 52.2
SusWrite 114
54% 73.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 1
169% 1 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: CC14
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 66 67 67 68 67 MB/s
Read 69.2
Write 66
Mixed 50.7
SusWrite 67
47% 63.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.9
151% 0.93 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: CC14
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 66 68 68 68 68 MB/s
Read 67.5
Write 65.7
Mixed 46.8
SusWrite 67.2
46% 61.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 1
176% 1.13 MB/s
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 Prices

AmazonUS $11520 mins
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Typical ST32000641AS 2TB Builds (Compare 4,133 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 7%
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Desktop
Desktop 65%
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Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: Dell XPS 8300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $278

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