Average Bench: 47.5% (352nd of 1015)

Based on 37,661 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000LM007-1R8174, ST2000LM ST2000LM007-1R8, ST2000LM ST2000LM007-1R81, ST2000LM007-1R81

Below average average bench

The Seagate ST2000LM007-1R8174 2TB averaged 52.4% 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 Write Speed 2.35MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST2000LM007-1R8174 2TB is 47.2%. 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 52.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 73MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 37,661 samples)
Min Avg Max
29.5 Read 73 118
34.7 Write 95.6 133
22.7 Mixed 52.9 67.5
35.7 SusWrite 92.1 131
57.5% 78.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.95 1.79
0.8 4K Write 2.35 4.7
0.1 4K Mixed 0.5 0.8
139% 1.27 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1TB free
Firmware: SBK2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 127 128 131 131 130 MB/s
Read 58.2
Write 90.5
Mixed 52.2
SusWrite 128
60% 82.3 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.5
116% 0.83 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: LDM2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 55 68 83 70 73 MB/s
Read 85.2
Write 113
Mixed 56.5
SusWrite 68.1
59% 80.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
112% 0.73 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: ACM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 43 50 94 88 96 MB/s
Read 80
Write 110
Mixed 31.7
SusWrite 68
53% 72.4 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.1
87% 0.9 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: LDM2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 19 32 68 53 84 MB/s
Read 57.2
Write 37.5
Mixed 40.2
SusWrite 54.7
35% 47.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.4
95% 0.83 MB/s
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: RDM4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 62 63 66 62 61 MB/s
Read 48.2
Write 86.8
Mixed 50.7
SusWrite 62.8
46% 62.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 0.5
134% 1.33 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: LDM2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 22 19 19 26 27 23 MB/s
Read 16.7
Write 15.9
Mixed 21.4
SusWrite 22.6
14% 19.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 0.3
105% 1.27 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: LVM2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 8.4 5.1 7.3 10 9.4 13 MB/s
Read 13.5
Write 15.2
Mixed 34.5
SusWrite 8.8
14% 18 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.2
64% 0.73 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 23,065,441 HDDs tested.

Typical ST2000LM007-1R8174 2TB Builds (Compare 21,126 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

System: Lenovo 80WK

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 36% - Below average Total price: $60

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