Average Bench: 62.7% (176th of 1015)

Based on 5,927 user benchmarks.  Models: ST32000644NS, ST320006 ST32000644NS, ST320006 44NS

Above average average bench

The Seagate ST32000644NS 2TB averaged 37.2% 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 0.97MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.99MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST32000644NS 2TB is 32.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Seagate ST32000644NS 2TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 59.9MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 107MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,927 samples)
Min Avg Max
70 Read 112 132
72 Write 108 130
47.3 Mixed 59.9 68.5
64.4 SusWrite 107 130
70.8% 96.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.7 4K Read 0.87 1
1.4 4K Write 1.99 2.3
0.7 4K Mixed 0.97 1.1
180% 1.28 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: GGB8
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 124 125 127 125 126 MB/s
Read 133
Write 130
Mixed 63.4
SusWrite 125
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
178% 1.33 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: SN11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 126 126 124 127 127 MB/s
Read 130
Write 126
Mixed 66.5
SusWrite 126
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1.1
203% 1.4 MB/s
497GB free
Firmware:
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 103 104 104 103 104 MB/s
Read 114
Write 102
Mixed 75.4
SusWrite 104
73% 98.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.9
160% 1 MB/s
822GB free
Firmware: SN12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 103 103 102 104 103 MB/s
Read 98.1
Write 111
Mixed 67
SusWrite 103
70% 94.7 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
192% 1.37 MB/s
84GB free
Firmware: SN12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 89 88 89 90 90 MB/s
Read 60.3
Write 61.7
Mixed 43
SusWrite 88.2
46% 63.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
173% 1.23 MB/s
84GB free
Firmware: SN12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 88 88 89 88 83 MB/s
Read 61
Write 61.2
Mixed 42.5
SusWrite 87.2
46% 63 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
170% 1.23 MB/s
437GB free
Firmware: SN12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.6 6.7 6.9 6.1 8.8 7.8 MB/s
Read 3.5
Write 4.5
Mixed 4
SusWrite 6.8
4% 4.7 MB/s
4K Read 0
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0
2% 0.03 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 39,650,973 HDDs tested.

Typical ST32000644NS 2TB Builds (Compare 88,579 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,101

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 Comments

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9 months ago.

Kind of loud under operations. Works fine for data storage though. Picked this up for $20 in used condition for my rig as a Steam Library drive, so no complaints.


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