Average Bench: 55.4% (244th of 1015)

Based on 11,904 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000LM015-2E8174, ST2000LM ST2000LM015-2E81, ST2000LM 015-2E8174, ST2000LM015-2E81

Average average bench

The Seagate ST2000LM015-2E8174 2TB averaged 44.5% 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 0.65MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 3.16MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST2000LM015-2E8174 2TB is 40%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate ST2000LM015-2E8174 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 56.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 82.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,904 samples)
Min Avg Max
42.6 Read 82.8 122
58.7 Write 105 134
36.8 Mixed 56.1 67.7
60.5 SusWrite 110 132
64.7% 88.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 1.12 1.9
1.3 4K Write 3.16 4.8
0.3 4K Mixed 0.65 0.92
178% 1.65 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 130 132 142 142 140 MB/s
Read 121
Write 134
Mixed 52.2
SusWrite 135
81% 111 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
200% 1.47 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 110 116 117 118 115 MB/s
Read 107
Write 105
Mixed 72.3
SusWrite 113
73% 99.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.93 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 131 130 129 132 131 MB/s
Read 79
Write 108
Mixed 69.2
SusWrite 130
71% 96.5 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
174% 1.3 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 120 118 121 119 121 MB/s
Read 80.3
Write 110
Mixed 64.5
SusWrite 118
69% 93.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 5.6
4K Mixed 0.7
202% 2.27 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 102 117 119 119 117 MB/s
Read 82.6
Write 125
Mixed 67.1
SusWrite 115
72% 97.3 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
166% 1.23 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 87 87 87 87 87 MB/s
Read 76
Write 121
Mixed 60.7
SusWrite 85.8
63% 85.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 3.7
4K Mixed 0.6
185% 1.83 MB/s
285GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 70 70 66 58 42 MB/s
Read 49
Write 91
Mixed 56.2
SusWrite 62.1
48% 64.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 4.3
4K Mixed 0.5
168% 1.87 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,434,097 HDDs tested.

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $1,066

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