Average Bench: 47.7% (350th of 1015)

Based on 54,226 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000LM007-1R8174, ST2000LM ST2000LM007-1R8, ST2000LM ST2000LM007-1R81, ST2000LM007-1R81

Below average average bench

The Seagate ST2000LM007-1R8174 2TB averaged 52.3% 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 0.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.15MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST2000LM007-1R8174 2TB is 47.6%. 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 53.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 72.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 54,226 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.6 Read 72.2 115
34.9 Write 96.1 131
26.3 Mixed 53.4 68
32.3 SusWrite 93.5 130
57.9% 78.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.95 1.6
0.8 4K Write 2.15 4.6
0.1 4K Mixed 0.5 0.8
135% 1.2 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: SDM2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 128 130 120 124 124 MB/s
Read 115
Write 126
Mixed 57.3
SusWrite 124
77% 106 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
203% 1.53 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: LDM2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 125 128 129 129 129 MB/s
Read 80.8
Write 105
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 128
69% 93.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.1
61% 0.6 MB/s
554GB free
Firmware: SBK2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 117 117 119 120 122 MB/s
Read 56
Write 116
Mixed 68
SusWrite 119
66% 89.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 4.7
4K Mixed 0.6
191% 2.07 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: SDM2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 43 79 88 92 95 MB/s
Read 85.6
Write 113
Mixed 55.6
SusWrite 79
61% 83.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 0.7
162% 1.47 MB/s
400GB free
Firmware: SBK2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 88 92 92 93 94 MB/s
Read 59
Write 106
Mixed 59.8
SusWrite 90.1
58% 78.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 0.6
182% 1.93 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,200,418 HDDs tested.

Typical ST2000LM007-1R8174 2TB Builds (Compare 7,125 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

System: Lenovo 80WK

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

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