Average Bench: 85.6% (49th of 1015)

Based on 3,500 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000NM0033-9ZM175, ST2000NM ST2000NM0033-9ZM, ST2000NM0033-9ZM

Very good average bench

The Seagate Constellation ES.3 2TB averaged just 14.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate Constellation ES.3 2TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 1.01MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.37MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Constellation ES.3 2TB is 50.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate Constellation ES.3 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 81.5MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 144MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,500 samples)
Min Avg Max
88.4 Read 154 188
83.9 Write 146 181
56.1 Mixed 81.5 96.8
81.7 SusWrite 144 182
96.3% 131 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1 4K Read 1.37 1.75
0.7 4K Write 2.31 3.3
0.8 4K Mixed 1.01 1.2
212% 1.56 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: EN07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 187 188 185 186 185 MB/s
Read 190
Write 192
Mixed 89.6
SusWrite 185
120% 164 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.1
217% 1.57 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: EN09
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 181 182 183 183 181 MB/s
Read 185
Write 179
Mixed 89.2
SusWrite 181
116% 159 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.1
226% 1.7 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: SN04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 175 178 180 179 177 MB/s
Read 184
Write 166
Mixed 87
SusWrite 178
112% 154 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1.2
259% 2 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: SN03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 179 177 180 178 176 MB/s
Read 180
Write 172
Mixed 99.3
SusWrite 176
115% 157 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 1
235% 1.93 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: SND3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 164 166 169 169 169 MB/s
Read 165
Write 156
Mixed 77.7
SusWrite 167
104% 142 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.1
225% 1.63 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: SND3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 164 163 165 163 165 MB/s
Read 160
Write 154
Mixed 75.4
SusWrite 163
101% 138 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
218% 1.6 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: SN06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 157 157 158 155 158 MB/s
Read 162
Write 157
Mixed 88.7
SusWrite 156
103% 141 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
210% 1.57 MB/s
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Typical Constellation ES.3 2TB Builds (Compare 15,356 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350-PLUS - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $835

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Excellent

14 months ago.

Price to performance ratio is very high. Large capacity, very reliable.


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