Average Bench: 52% (281st of 1015)

Based on 45,932 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000LM003 HN-M201RAD, ST2000LM 003, ST2000LM ST2000LM003

Average average bench

The Seagate ST2000LM003 HN-M201RAD 2TB averaged 47.9% 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 0.81MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.69MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST2000LM003 HN-M201RAD 2TB is 50.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate ST2000LM003 HN-M201RAD 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 54.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 82.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 45,932 samples)
Min Avg Max
22.7 Read 91.8 125
34 Write 82.2 121
21.5 Mixed 54.2 67.7
35.8 SusWrite 89 127
58.3% 79.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.54 0.6
0.8 4K Write 2.69 4.9
0.3 4K Mixed 0.81 1.1
162% 1.35 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: 2BE10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 132 130 129 130 130 MB/s
Read 129
Write 91.2
Mixed 66.4
SusWrite 130
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
168% 1.23 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 2BC10008
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 123 122 125 124 124 MB/s
Read 112
Write 91.3
Mixed 67.8
SusWrite 122
72% 98.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
164% 1.2 MB/s
329GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2BC10008
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 62 67 69 73 77 MB/s
Read 113
Write 120
Mixed 63.4
SusWrite 69.3
67% 91.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
177% 1.23 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2BE10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 88 83 60 32 71 MB/s
Read 111
Write 116
Mixed 66.1
SusWrite 69.9
67% 90.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 3.7
4K Mixed 1.1
216% 1.8 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2BE10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 42 77 94 103 99 MB/s
Read 76.5
Write 89.7
Mixed 44.2
SusWrite 82
54% 73.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
155% 1.03 MB/s
156GB free
Firmware: 2BE10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 67 72 69 68 69 MB/s
Read 71.8
Write 41
Mixed 46
SusWrite 68.5
42% 56.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 3.9
4K Mixed 0.4
142% 1.63 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 40,749,633 HDDs tested.

Typical ST2000LM003 HN-M201RAD 2TB Builds (Compare 18,480 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 6%
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Desktop
Desktop 54%
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Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: HP Pavilion Notebook

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 Comments

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Poor

3 years ago.

everything i do is so damn slow ... need help or new hdd :-(


Poor

14 months ago.

Super slow - still at 100% disk usage after 15 minutes during Windows start up. I tried all the software fixes - it's the hard drive at fault.


Average

2 years ago.

performs pretty well for a 5400rpm, but acts funny on my laptop


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