Average Bench: 47.2% (356th of 1015)

Based on 60,845 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000LM007-1R8174, ST2000LM ST2000LM007-1R8, ST2000LM ST2000LM007-1R81, ST2000LM007-1R81

Below average average bench

The Seagate ST2000LM007-1R8174 2TB averaged 52.8% 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 0.51MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST2000LM007-1R8174 2TB is 49.3%. 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 53.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 71.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 60,845 samples)
Min Avg Max
19.1 Read 71.3 116
21.8 Write 91.2 129
26 Mixed 53.6 68.2
29.6 SusWrite 92.6 130
56.7% 77.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.93 1.7
0.7 4K Write 2.2 4.6
0.1 4K Mixed 0.51 0.8
136% 1.21 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
882GB free
Firmware: SBK2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 88 91 91 90 89 MB/s
Read 117
Write 56.9
Mixed 59.6
SusWrite 88.2
59% 80.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 0.5
164% 2 MB/s
651GB free
Firmware: EB01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 119 119 118 120 115 MB/s
Read 69.5
Write 118
Mixed 66.7
SusWrite 118
68% 93.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.3
91% 0.8 MB/s
512GB free
Firmware: SBK2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 117 120 119 116 116 MB/s
Read 62.4
Write 119
Mixed 72.1
SusWrite 114
68% 92 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 4.7
4K Mixed 0.6
204% 2.17 MB/s
744GB free
Firmware: EB01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 102 99 103 104 105 MB/s
Read 65.5
Write 95.1
Mixed 60.8
SusWrite 102
60% 80.9 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.3
99% 0.87 MB/s
279GB free
Firmware: SBK2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 107 105 106 108 109 MB/s
Read 48.7
Write 73.6
Mixed 55.9
SusWrite 101
52% 69.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 0.5
171% 2 MB/s
87GB free
Firmware: SPS6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 79 78 81 74 80 MB/s
Read 46.2
Write 40
Mixed 22.5
SusWrite 77.6
34% 46.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 5.6
4K Mixed 0.3
154% 2.1 MB/s
270GB free
Firmware: SDM2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 10 12 12 12 11 11 MB/s
Read 6.5
Write 13.7
Mixed 13.2
SusWrite 11.5
8% 11.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.2
75% 0.93 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 38,272,674 HDDs tested.

Typical ST2000LM007-1R8174 2TB Builds (Compare 10,430 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: 36% - Below average Total price: $56

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