Average Bench: 85.8% (48th of 1015)

Based on 2,596 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000NM0033-9ZM175, ST2000NM ST2000NM0033-9ZM, ST2000NM0033-9ZM

Very good average bench

The Seagate Constellation ES.3 2TB averaged just 14.1% 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

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Constellation ES.3 2TB is 46.9%. 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 81.7MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 146MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,596 samples)
Min Avg Max
96.5 Read 153 185
88.1 Write 147 179
58.5 Mixed 81.7 97.1
88.8 SusWrite 146 181
96.6% 132 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1 4K Read 1.37 1.7
0.7 4K Write 2.24 3.2
0.8 4K Mixed 1.01 1.2
211% 1.54 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: LV40
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 176 181 179 182 180 MB/s
Read 192
Write 175
Mixed 94.7
SusWrite 177
117% 160 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 0.9
221% 1.9 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: GA0A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 184 187 189 188 188 MB/s
Read 178
Write 176
Mixed 86.4
SusWrite 185
114% 156 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.2
232% 1.6 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: SN03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 175 173 176 176 177 MB/s
Read 175
Write 166
Mixed 90.5
SusWrite 175
111% 152 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1.1
242% 1.9 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: SN07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 167 168 170 169 170 MB/s
Read 178
Write 172
Mixed 86.9
SusWrite 169
111% 151 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1.2
241% 1.63 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: EN07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 162 162 165 164 164 MB/s
Read 164
Write 149
Mixed 85.3
SusWrite 163
103% 140 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.1
217% 1.53 MB/s
892GB free
Firmware: SN06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 150 152 152 152 151 MB/s
Read 148
Write 148
Mixed 87.5
SusWrite 150
98% 134 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
207% 1.57 MB/s
655GB free
Firmware: GA6C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 134 134 137 137 135 MB/s
Read 140
Write 131
Mixed 70.6
SusWrite 135
87% 119 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1.1
224% 1.53 MB/s
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Typical Constellation ES.3 2TB Builds (Compare 6,935 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350-PLUS - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $653

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


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