Average Bench: 53% (280th of 1015)

Based on 35,490 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000LM003 HN-M201RAD, ST2000LM 003, ST2000LM ST2000LM003

Average average bench

The Seagate ST2000LM003 HN-M201RAD 2TB averaged 46.9% 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 2.8MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST2000LM003 HN-M201RAD 2TB is 47.4%. 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 54.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 84MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 35,490 samples)
Min Avg Max
24.5 Read 92 124
38.6 Write 84 126
26.6 Mixed 54.8 67.8
41.8 SusWrite 92.3 126
59.3% 80.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.55 0.7
0.8 4K Write 2.8 4.9
0.3 4K Mixed 0.81 1.1
164% 1.38 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: 2BC10002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 126 127 127 127 127 MB/s
Read 121
Write 92.6
Mixed 67.5
SusWrite 127
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.1
194% 1.37 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 2BE10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 121 123 123 123 123 MB/s
Read 120
Write 90
Mixed 63.8
SusWrite 122
72% 98.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 4.7
4K Mixed 1
223% 2.1 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 97 99 99 98 98 MB/s
Read 112
Write 124
Mixed 68.2
SusWrite 98.8
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 4
4K Mixed 1.1
221% 1.9 MB/s
757GB free
Firmware: 2BE10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 75 75 76 76 76 MB/s
Read 116
Write 71
Mixed 66
SusWrite 74.6
60% 81.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 1.1
240% 2.23 MB/s
72GB free
Firmware: 2BE10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 103 105 105 105 105 MB/s
Read 82.7
Write 56.6
Mixed 49.5
SusWrite 105
54% 73.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 0.9
203% 1.9 MB/s
892GB free
Firmware: 2BC10006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 103 106 108 106 107 MB/s
Read 81.8
Write 59
Mixed 47.7
SusWrite 105
54% 73.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
145% 1.03 MB/s
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2BC10007
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 80 81 90 90 93 MB/s
Read 87.5
Write 104
Mixed 55.7
SusWrite 86.7
61% 83.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1
171% 1.17 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,809,504 HDDs tested.

Typical ST2000LM003 HN-M201RAD 2TB Builds (Compare 9,720 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
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

3 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

21 months ago.

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


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