Average Bench: 47.8% (339th of 1015)

Based on 71,657 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000LM007-1R8174, ST2000LM ST2000LM007-1R8, ST2000LM ST2000LM007-1R81, ST2000LM007-1R81

Below average average bench

The Seagate ST2000LM007-1R8174 2TB averaged 52.2% 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 2.31MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST2000LM007-1R8174 2TB is 45.2%. 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 54.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 68.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 71,657 samples)
Min Avg Max
28.7 Read 68.6 112
41.8 Write 96.5 131
25.4 Mixed 54.8 69.1
34 SusWrite 97.3 131
58.3% 79.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.37 4K Read 0.99 1.8
0.8 4K Write 2.31 4.8
0.1 4K Mixed 0.53 0.8
143% 1.28 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: SBK2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 134 135 125 121 120 MB/s
Read 106
Write 134
Mixed 56.8
SusWrite 126
77% 106 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
201% 1.5 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: SBK2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 128 128 128 125 123 MB/s
Read 106
Write 121
Mixed 35.8
SusWrite 125
70% 96.7 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
179% 1.3 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: SBK2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 120 120 124 123 123 MB/s
Read 100
Write 126
Mixed 50.7
SusWrite 122
73% 99.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 6.8
4K Mixed 0.7
220% 2.63 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: EB01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 108 108 95 118 133 MB/s
Read 76.5
Write 122
Mixed 67.2
SusWrite 112
70% 94.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
131% 0.9 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: SBK2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 104 108 104 114 111 MB/s
Read 77.7
Write 45.8
Mixed 61
SusWrite 105
54% 72.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 0.6
211% 2.17 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 1002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 112 109 111 109 99 MB/s
Read 67.8
Write 116
Mixed 60.8
SusWrite 107
64% 87.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
139% 1.13 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 53,306,314 HDDs tested

Typical ST2000LM007-1R8174 2TB Builds (Compare 6,903 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 11%
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Desktop
Desktop 60%
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Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

System: Lenovo 80WK

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