Average Bench: 53.2% (272nd of 1015)

Based on 42,499 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000LM003 HN-M201RAD, ST2000LM 003, ST2000LM ST2000LM003

Average average bench

The Seagate ST2000LM003 HN-M201RAD 2TB averaged 46.7% 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 0.81MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.76MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST2000LM003 HN-M201RAD 2TB is 48.8%. 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 54.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 84.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 42,499 samples)
Min Avg Max
22.2 Read 93 126
40.7 Write 84.3 122
28.2 Mixed 54.7 67.7
41.6 SusWrite 92 129
59.5% 81 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.55 0.7
0.7 4K Write 2.76 4.9
0.3 4K Mixed 0.81 1.1
164% 1.37 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: 117 116 115 115 117 117 MB/s
Read 112
Write 85.3
Mixed 63.4
SusWrite 116
69% 94.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 4.7
4K Mixed 1.1
234% 2.13 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 2BC10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 114 115 115 115 114 MB/s
Read 109
Write 81.4
Mixed 54.2
SusWrite 115
66% 89.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
162% 1.17 MB/s
484GB free
Firmware: 2BC10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 76 76 76 76 76 MB/s
Read 119
Write 85.3
Mixed 60.1
SusWrite 76.3
63% 85.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 0.5
156% 1.73 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 2BE10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 98 95 87 111 118 MB/s
Read 90.4
Write 97.1
Mixed 51.7
SusWrite 104
63% 85.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 0.7
179% 1.8 MB/s
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2BC10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 41 67 95 107 106 MB/s
Read 106
Write 110
Mixed 60.4
SusWrite 83.5
66% 90.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 1
168% 1.1 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2BE10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 40 62 87 92 93 MB/s
Read 108
Write 111
Mixed 62.3
SusWrite 73.9
65% 88.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.93 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 2BE10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 32 33 33 34 33 33 MB/s
Read 130
Write 23.4
Mixed 39.5
SusWrite 33.2
42% 56.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.3
66% 0.43 MB/s
132GB free
Firmware: 2BC10008
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 70 74 72 58 67 MB/s
Read 82.1
Write 58.2
Mixed 46.4
SusWrite 67.5
47% 63.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
153% 1 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 37,655,656 HDDs tested.

Typical ST2000LM003 HN-M201RAD 2TB Builds (Compare 15,090 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 6%
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Desktop
Desktop 53%
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Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: HP Pavilion Notebook

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 Comments

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Poor

2 years ago.

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


Poor

9 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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