Average Bench: 52.9% (279th of 1014)

Based on 18,883 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000LM015-2E8174, ST2000LM ST2000LM015-2E81, ST2000LM 015-2E8174, ST2000LM015-2E81

Average average bench

The Seagate ST2000LM015-2E8174 2TB averaged 47.0% 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 0.64MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.66MB/s

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 58.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 77.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 18,883 samples)
Min Avg Max
40.7 Read 77.8 119
57.7 Write 101 132
38.9 Mixed 58.2 69.3
59.5 SusWrite 106 132
63% 85.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 1.04 1.8
1.3 4K Write 2.66 4.8
0.3 4K Mixed 0.64 1
164% 1.45 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 117 117 115 115 115 MB/s
Read 118
Write 109
Mixed 67.1
SusWrite 116
75% 103 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1.1
222% 1.53 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 124 135 136 124 120 MB/s
Read 69.1
Write 106
Mixed 67.9
SusWrite 125
68% 92.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 3.6
4K Mixed 0.7
199% 1.87 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 113 113 113 109 114 MB/s
Read 72.1
Write 92.7
Mixed 57.1
SusWrite 111
61% 83.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 0.6
182% 1.9 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 105 107 110 110 110 MB/s
Read 55
Write 94.3
Mixed 57.3
SusWrite 108
58% 78.7 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 0.6
197% 2 MB/s
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 69 69 105 111 115 MB/s
Read 48.6
Write 118
Mixed 51.9
SusWrite 88
56% 76.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.5
4K Mixed 0.7
180% 1.7 MB/s
554GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 90 93 90 85 88 MB/s
Read 8.5
Write 23.7
Mixed 22.3
SusWrite 88.7
26% 35.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 3.5
4K Mixed 0.2
91% 1.27 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,009,535 HDDs tested.

Typical ST2000LM015-2E8174 2TB Builds (Compare 3,289 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk

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