Average Bench: 59.7% (196th of 1015)

Based on 6,625 user benchmarks.  Models: ST32000641AS, ST320006 ST32000641AS, ST320006 41AS

Average average bench

The Seagate ST32000641AS 2TB averaged 40.2% 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 0.96MB/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 36.9%. 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 102MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,625 samples)
Min Avg Max
60.1 Read 106 132
60 Write 104 129
42.7 Mixed 60.5 73
61.8 SusWrite 102 130
68.2% 93 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 0.86 1
1 4K Write 1.41 1.7
0.7 4K Mixed 0.96 1.1
168% 1.08 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
857GB free
Firmware: CC13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 112 112 113 113 114 MB/s
Read 120
Write 116
Mixed 62
SusWrite 113
75% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 1
180% 1.2 MB/s
857GB free
Firmware: CC13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 116 116 116 116 116 MB/s
Read 113
Write 121
Mixed 59.8
SusWrite 116
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 1
174% 1.1 MB/s
898GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 102 107 106 109 101 MB/s
Read 101
Write 105
Mixed 73.5
SusWrite 106
71% 96.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.9
156% 0.93 MB/s
290GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 89 108 107 113 109 MB/s
Read 100
Write 100
Mixed 64.3
SusWrite 103
68% 92 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 1
173% 1.07 MB/s
99GB free
Firmware: CC13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 64 101 88 88 74 MB/s
Read 117
Write 104
Mixed 59.8
SusWrite 84.7
67% 91.3 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.9
166% 1.07 MB/s
747GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 102 102 99 100 99 MB/s
Read 96.5
Write 100
Mixed 65.7
SusWrite 100
67% 90.8 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
168% 1.1 MB/s
542GB free
Firmware: CC13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 82 82 82 83 84 MB/s
Read 112
Write 100
Mixed 63.3
SusWrite 82.7
66% 89.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1
182% 1.23 MB/s
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Typical ST32000641AS 2TB Builds (Compare 5,301 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Desktop 56%
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Workstation
Workstation 33%
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System: Dell XPS 8300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Above average Total price: $312

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