Average Bench: 46.6% (367th of 1015)

Based on 49,053 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000LM007-1R8174, ST2000LM ST2000LM007-1R8, ST2000LM ST2000LM007-1R81, ST2000LM007-1R81

Below average average bench

The Seagate ST2000LM007-1R8174 2TB averaged 53.3% 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 0.52MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.21MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST2000LM007-1R8174 2TB is 51%. 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 52.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 72MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 49,053 samples)
Min Avg Max
17.1 Read 72 118
27.9 Write 94 129
21.8 Mixed 52.6 68.1
33.9 SusWrite 90 130
56.7% 77.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.92 1.7
0.6 4K Write 2.21 4.6
0.1 4K Mixed 0.52 0.9
137% 1.21 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: LDM2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 129 135 134 121 135 MB/s
Read 119
Write 111
Mixed 55
SusWrite 130
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.1
106% 1.07 MB/s
896GB free
Firmware: ACM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 100 103 103 105 108 MB/s
Read 70.5
Write 131
Mixed 63.1
SusWrite 103
68% 91.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 0.7
164% 1.53 MB/s
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: ACM2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 72 82 93 82 83 MB/s
Read 91.3
Write 105
Mixed 48.3
SusWrite 78
59% 80.7 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
184% 1.43 MB/s
691GB free
Firmware: SDM2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 106 101 103 98 95 MB/s
Read 62
Write 108
Mixed 54
SusWrite 100
60% 81.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.6
4K Mixed 0.6
167% 1.67 MB/s
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: LDM2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 50 29 69 68 72 48 MB/s
Read 73
Write 62.6
Mixed 25.2
SusWrite 56
40% 54.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.4
75% 0.6 MB/s
716GB free
Firmware: LVM2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 89 89 90 89 88 MB/s
Read 39.6
Write 54.9
Mixed 44.7
SusWrite 88.3
42% 56.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.3
95% 1 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: RDM4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 35 19 17 13 22 27 MB/s
Read 11.5
Write 36
Mixed 7.7
SusWrite 22.3
14% 19.4 MB/s
4K Read 0
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 0.2
74% 1 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 29,522,141 HDDs tested.

Typical ST2000LM007-1R8174 2TB Builds (Compare 4,784 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Lenovo 80WK

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $50

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