Average Bench: 58.7% (205th of 1015)

Based on 5,451 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 0.94MB/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%. 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. Sustained Write Speed 99.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,451 samples)
Min Avg Max
59.8 Read 105 133
56 Write 102 130
40.2 Mixed 59.8 73.4
48.7 SusWrite 99.3 129
67.2% 91.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.85 1
0.9 4K Write 1.35 1.7
0.6 4K Mixed 0.94 1.1
165% 1.05 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: 128 129 130 128 129 129 MB/s
Read 127
Write 128
Mixed 65.7
SusWrite 129
82% 112 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: 107 108 109 109 109 109 MB/s
Read 125
Write 128
Mixed 67.9
SusWrite 109
79% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
159% 1.03 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 122 124 125 123 124 MB/s
Read 102
Write 102
Mixed 62.5
SusWrite 124
71% 97.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 1
176% 1.13 MB/s
196GB free
Firmware: CC13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 113 113 114 81 68 MB/s
Read 124
Write 120
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 100
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 1.1
191% 1.23 MB/s
491GB free
Firmware: CC13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 94 93 94 94 94 MB/s
Read 110
Write 99.7
Mixed 66.7
SusWrite 93.3
68% 92.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1
178% 1.17 MB/s
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 Prices

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Typical ST32000641AS 2TB Builds (Compare 4,615 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 59%
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Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

System: Dell XPS 8300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $410

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