Average Bench: 60% (195th of 1015)

Based on 7,108 user benchmarks.  Models: ST32000641AS, ST320006 ST32000641AS, ST320006 41AS

Above average average bench

The Seagate ST32000641AS 2TB averaged 39.9% 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 36.6%. 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 60.4MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 103MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,108 samples)
Min Avg Max
61.8 Read 107 132
59.8 Write 105 128
45.8 Mixed 60.4 71
62.5 SusWrite 103 131
68.6% 93.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 0.86 1
1 4K Write 1.4 1.7
0.7 4K Mixed 0.95 1.1
168% 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: 125 123 125 126 126 125 MB/s
Read 130
Write 128
Mixed 74.9
SusWrite 125
84% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 1
174% 1.1 MB/s
966GB free
Firmware: CC13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 78 77 77 78 77 MB/s
Read 126
Write 124
Mixed 62
SusWrite 77.2
71% 97.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1
178% 1.17 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 125 125 125 123 125 MB/s
Read 3.5
Write 104
Mixed 3.5
SusWrite 123
42% 58.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
143% 0.9 MB/s
257GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 29 53 42 55 49 53 MB/s
Read 46.4
Write 53.3
Mixed 35.9
SusWrite 46.7
34% 45.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.5
83% 0.5 MB/s
671GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 21 22 20 18 37 34 MB/s
Read 14.8
Write 45.8
Mixed 20.8
SusWrite 25.2
20% 26.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
112% 0.77 MB/s
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Typical ST32000641AS 2TB Builds (Compare 6,251 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 55%
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Workstation
Workstation 33%
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System: Dell XPS 8300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $259

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