Average Bench: 46.9% (368th of 1015)

Based on 31,812 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000LM007-1R8174, ST2000LM ST2000LM007-1R8, ST2000LM ST2000LM007-1R81, ST2000LM007-1R81

Below average average bench

The Seagate ST2000LM007-1R8174 2TB averaged 53.1% 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 0.48MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.22MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST2000LM007-1R8174 2TB is 48.2%. 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 52.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 72.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 31,812 samples)
Min Avg Max
16.5 Read 72.5 117
29.3 Write 96.7 134
25.2 Mixed 52.4 68
33 SusWrite 90.4 130
57.3% 78 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.96 1.8
0.62 4K Write 2.22 4.6
0.1 4K Mixed 0.48 0.8
135% 1.22 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: LDM2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 110 115 115 114 113 MB/s
Read 92.5
Write 109
Mixed 56.5
SusWrite 112
68% 92.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.2
72% 0.63 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: LDM2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 108 112 114 114 113 MB/s
Read 80.5
Write 113
Mixed 56.3
SusWrite 112
66% 90.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.3
83% 0.67 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: LDM2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 79 87 92 93 91 MB/s
Read 85
Write 98.8
Mixed 55
SusWrite 86.2
60% 81.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.4
68% 0.47 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: LDM2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 89 88 95 92 90 MB/s
Read 73
Write 92.7
Mixed 46.5
SusWrite 87.4
55% 74.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.6
94% 0.57 MB/s
565GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ACM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 49 55 62 56 64 MB/s
Read 46.2
Write 74.3
Mixed 51
SusWrite 57
42% 57.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.4
101% 0.9 MB/s
605GB free
Firmware: SBK2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 19 24 28 18 21 27 MB/s
Read 68.1
Write 53.6
Mixed 49.5
SusWrite 22.7
36% 48.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.3
86% 0.83 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,705,722 HDDs tested.

Typical ST2000LM007-1R8174 2TB Builds (Compare 20,158 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

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