Average Bench: 46.6% (359th of 1015)

Based on 81,879 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000LM007-1R8174, ST2000LM ST2000LM007-1R8, ST2000LM ST2000LM007-1R81, ST2000LM007-1R81

Below average average bench

The Seagate ST2000LM007-1R8174 2TB averaged 53.4% 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 0.53MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.25MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST2000LM007-1R8174 2TB is 48.5%. 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 54MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 67.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 81,879 samples)
Min Avg Max
19.6 Read 67.3 113
27.9 Write 92.4 130
25.1 Mixed 54 69.1
28.1 SusWrite 94.5 130
56.6% 77.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.96 1.75
0.7 4K Write 2.25 4.7
0.1 4K Mixed 0.53 0.8
141% 1.25 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: SBK2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 130 129 130 130 132 MB/s
Read 85.4
Write 115
Mixed 60.3
SusWrite 128
71% 97.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 4.5
4K Mixed 0.7
199% 2.03 MB/s
574GB free
Firmware: EB01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 126 126 125 125 125 MB/s
Read 75.6
Write 126
Mixed 69.1
SusWrite 124
72% 98.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
125% 0.83 MB/s
689GB free
Firmware: EB01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 113 113 113 115 112 MB/s
Read 75.3
Write 104
Mixed 66.9
SusWrite 112
66% 89.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.3
98% 0.97 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: SBK2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 108 115 111 114 114 MB/s
Read 63.5
Write 118
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 112
65% 88.6 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 0.7
210% 2.2 MB/s
517GB free
Firmware: SBK2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 98 98 102 102 102 MB/s
Read 55.4
Write 121
Mixed 65.9
SusWrite 100
63% 85.7 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 0.7
224% 2.37 MB/s
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: LDM2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 51 65 98 99 91 MB/s
Read 71
Write 85.8
Mixed 53.4
SusWrite 79
53% 72.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.83 MB/s
11GB free
Firmware: RDM4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 90 85 73 69 78 MB/s
Read 51.8
Write 68.3
Mixed 56.2
SusWrite 80.8
48% 64.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.4
98% 0.8 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,354,049 HDDs tested.

Typical ST2000LM007-1R8174 2TB Builds (Compare 14,850 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: 40% - Below average Total price: $47

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