Average Bench: 48.3% (341st of 1015)

Based on 29,061 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000LM007-1R8174, ST2000LM ST2000LM007-1R8, ST2000LM ST2000LM007-1R81, ST2000LM007-1R81

Below average average bench

The Seagate ST2000LM007-1R8174 2TB averaged 51.6% 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 0.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.99MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST2000LM007-1R8174 2TB is 51.8%. 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 51.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 75.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 29,061 samples)
Min Avg Max
16.9 Read 75.6 119
23.6 Write 95.7 130
24.6 Mixed 51.7 66
29.7 SusWrite 92.4 130
57.8% 78.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.24 4K Read 0.99 1.8
0.54 4K Write 2.05 4.5
0.1 4K Mixed 0.5 0.8
135% 1.18 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: SBK2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 111 107 116 114 115 MB/s
Read 93.8
Write 102
Mixed 49.5
SusWrite 113
65% 89.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
187% 1.4 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: ACM2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 121 122 122 123 123 MB/s
Read 79.2
Write 113
Mixed 57.2
SusWrite 121
68% 92.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 3.5
4K Mixed 0.7
159% 1.53 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: SBK2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 117 124 126 126 127 MB/s
Read 63.5
Write 116
Mixed 59.5
SusWrite 124
67% 90.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 4.7
4K Mixed 0.6
191% 2.07 MB/s
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: ACM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 33 76 72 95 84 MB/s
Read 108
Write 120
Mixed 85.4
SusWrite 72.6
71% 96.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.3
85% 0.73 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: SDM3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 105 106 106 106 106 MB/s
Read 68.5
Write 92
Mixed 49.5
SusWrite 104
58% 78.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 0.6
172% 1.8 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: RDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 113 113 113 112 100 MB/s
Read 62.7
Write 64.9
Mixed 52.1
SusWrite 109
53% 72.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 3.5
4K Mixed 0.3
123% 1.47 MB/s
854GB free
Firmware: SBK2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 99 99 105 107 107 MB/s
Read 60.7
Write 134
Mixed 72.5
SusWrite 102
68% 92.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 0.7
235% 2.27 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,302,932 HDDs tested.

Typical ST2000LM007-1R8174 2TB Builds (Compare 18,299 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

System: Lenovo 80WK

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 29% - Poor Total price: $76

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