Average Bench: 48.3% (335th of 1015)

Based on 29,293 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 0.52MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.98MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST2000LM007-1R8174 2TB is 53.4%. 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 53.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 75.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 29,293 samples)
Min Avg Max
15.2 Read 75.4 119
32.6 Write 97 133
25.6 Mixed 53.2 68.1
31.9 SusWrite 92.5 130
58.4% 79.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.98 1.8
0.8 4K Write 2.2 4.4
0.1 4K Mixed 0.52 0.8
139% 1.23 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 131 129 130 129 131 MB/s
Read 90.5
Write 119
Mixed 64.3
SusWrite 128
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
178% 1.33 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: SBK2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 124 122 126 126 126 MB/s
Read 92.9
Write 131
Mixed 58.4
SusWrite 125
74% 102 MB/s
4K Read 2
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
206% 1.53 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: LDM2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 121 116 121 120 122 MB/s
Read 72
Write 114
Mixed 54
SusWrite 120
66% 89.9 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.2
81% 0.7 MB/s
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: LDM2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 81 74 91 103 102 MB/s
Read 104
Write 130
Mixed 51.5
SusWrite 82.2
67% 92.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.4
127% 1 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: SDM3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 123 131 110 133 133 MB/s
Read 57
Write 57
Mixed 60.8
SusWrite 125
55% 74.9 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 0.6
168% 1.6 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: SDM2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 104 92 124 113 104 MB/s
Read 66.6
Write 78.1
Mixed 51.9
SusWrite 106
56% 75.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 0.7
188% 1.93 MB/s
125GB free
Firmware: SBK2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 103 105 104 104 105 MB/s
Read 40.5
Write 73.4
Mixed 41.5
SusWrite 104
48% 64.8 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 4.8
4K Mixed 0.4
175% 2.07 MB/s
939GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RDM4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 56 63 66 70 82 MB/s
Read 48.4
Write 84.7
Mixed 50.3
SusWrite 64.9
46% 62.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.2
85% 0.87 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,434,097 HDDs tested.

Typical ST2000LM007-1R8174 2TB Builds (Compare 19,189 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 72%
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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