Average Bench: 49.3% (317th of 1015)

Based on 68,193 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000LM007-1R8174, ST2000LM ST2000LM007-1R8, ST2000LM ST2000LM007-1R81, ST2000LM007-1R81

Below average average bench

The Seagate ST2000LM007-1R8174 2TB averaged 50.7% 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 0.55MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.28MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST2000LM007-1R8174 2TB is 47%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate ST2000LM007-1R8174 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 55.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 74.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 68,193 samples)
Min Avg Max
30.1 Read 74.6 120
29.8 Write 94.5 132
29.3 Mixed 55.4 71.5
38.8 SusWrite 96.6 130
59% 80.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 1.01 1.8
0.8 4K Write 2.28 4.7
0.1 4K Mixed 0.55 0.9
145% 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: EB01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 118 123 124 121 121 MB/s
Read 96
Write 105
Mixed 69.1
SusWrite 121
72% 97.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.93 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: EB01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 62 96 90 108 103 MB/s
Read 96.8
Write 98.8
Mixed 63.3
SusWrite 88.9
64% 86.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
204% 1.47 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: ACM2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 120 124 128 125 124 MB/s
Read 57.2
Write 84
Mixed 55
SusWrite 123
59% 79.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 0.5
171% 1.87 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: EB01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 60 62 62 62 62 MB/s
Read 39.9
Write 47.2
Mixed 38.3
SusWrite 61.8
34% 46.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.4
77% 0.63 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: LDM2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 17 22 18 23 17 14 MB/s
Read 34.4
Write 9
Mixed 9.7
SusWrite 18.6
13% 17.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.2
67% 0.67 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 42,043,768 HDDs tested.

Typical ST2000LM007-1R8174 2TB Builds (Compare 12,884 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Lenovo 80WK

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 43% - Average Total price: $46

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