Average Bench: 59.5% (198th of 1015)

Based on 402 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000VM002-9UY166, ST2000VM ST2000VM002-9UY1, ST2000VM002-9UY1

Average average bench

The Seagate ST2000VM002-9UY166 2TB averaged 40.4% 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 0.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 106MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST2000VM002-9UY166 2TB is 40.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate ST2000VM002-9UY166 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 0.84MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 62.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 402 samples)
Min Avg Max
61.6 Read 106 139
58.3 Write 103 136
24.7 Mixed 62.7 108
54.2 SusWrite 103 136
68.9% 93.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.27 4K Read 0.59 0.8
0.37 4K Write 0.84 1.1
0.11 4K Mixed 0.5 0.9
95.8% 0.65 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: SC01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 147 120 133 117 148 MB/s
Read 138
Write 86.4
Mixed 57.5
SusWrite 130
75% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.7
128% 0.8 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: ES02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 136 135 135 136 130 MB/s
Read 133
Write 131
Mixed 59.6
SusWrite 134
83% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
126% 0.8 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: SC01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 57 65 72 64 59 MB/s
Read 113
Write 59.2
Mixed 41.2
SusWrite 62
50% 68.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.8
133% 0.77 MB/s
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: ES02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 44 50 41 53 53 MB/s
Read 58.2
Write 71.6
Mixed 36.8
SusWrite 47.5
39% 53.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.4
72% 0.5 MB/s
442GB free
Firmware: SC01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5.4 5.8 5.8 5.8 5.6 5.9 MB/s
Read 9.7
Write 3
Mixed 5.8
SusWrite 5.7
4% 6.05 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0.1
15% 0.07 MB/s
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: ES02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 8.2 7.6 8.8 9 13 7.8 MB/s
Read 4
Write 4.8
Mixed 5
SusWrite 9
4% 5.7 MB/s
4K Read 0
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.1
15% 0.1 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 29,584,195 HDDs tested.

Typical ST2000VM002-9UY166 2TB Builds (Compare 1,606 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell Precision T3600

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $430

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