Average Bench: 52.3% (289th of 1015)

Based on 22,227 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000LM003 HN-M201RAD, ST2000LM 003, ST2000LM ST2000LM003

Average average bench

The Seagate ST2000LM003 HN-M201RAD 2TB averaged 47.7% 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 0.78MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.64MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST2000LM003 HN-M201RAD 2TB is 48.5%. 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 53.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 84.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 22,227 samples)
Min Avg Max
18.1 Read 91.5 124
42.9 Write 84.8 124
21.9 Mixed 53.7 67.1
42.7 SusWrite 90.2 128
58.8% 80.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.55 0.7
0.7 4K Write 2.64 4.9
0.2 4K Mixed 0.78 1.1
158% 1.32 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: 118 118 117 118 118 118 MB/s
Read 113
Write 85
Mixed 67.5
SusWrite 118
70% 95.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
162% 1.17 MB/s
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2BC10002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 83 79 107 108 114 MB/s
Read 112
Write 114
Mixed 63.8
SusWrite 95.9
71% 96.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 0.7
194% 2.07 MB/s
91GB free
Firmware: 2BE10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 97 98 98 98 98 MB/s
Read 108
Write 112
Mixed 63.7
SusWrite 97.6
70% 95.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 1.1
208% 1.67 MB/s
239GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2BE10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 64 74 99 104 70 MB/s
Read 118
Write 124
Mixed 52
SusWrite 81.1
68% 93.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
151% 1.13 MB/s
148GB free
Firmware: 2BC10007
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 99 97 103 95 99 MB/s
Read 95.3
Write 48.7
Mixed 53
SusWrite 99.1
54% 74 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
156% 1.07 MB/s
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2BC10002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 73 85 98 93 110 MB/s
Read 107
Write 112
Mixed 54.5
SusWrite 86
66% 89.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 3.9
4K Mixed 1
208% 1.83 MB/s
847GB free
Firmware: 2BE10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 110 111 111 111 111 MB/s
Read 80
Write 61.5
Mixed 49
SusWrite 110
55% 75.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1.1
187% 1.23 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,460,847 HDDs tested.

Typical ST2000LM003 HN-M201RAD 2TB Builds (Compare 23,380 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

System: HP Pavilion Notebook

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 Comments

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Poor

14 months ago.

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


Average

6 months ago.

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


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