Average Bench: 53% (269th of 1015)

Based on 29,248 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 2.28MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST2000LM015-2E8174 2TB is 43.4%. 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 58.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 79MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 29,248 samples)
Min Avg Max
33.1 Read 79 121
48.7 Write 98.3 130
30.7 Mixed 58.9 70.2
47.6 SusWrite 105 132
62.7% 85.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 1.01 1.6
1.14 4K Write 2.28 4.65
0.2 4K Mixed 0.64 1
155% 1.31 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: 123 120 118 118 120 126 MB/s
Read 115
Write 130
Mixed 57.3
SusWrite 121
77% 106 MB/s
4K Read 2
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
207% 1.57 MB/s
870GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 112 112 111 110 109 MB/s
Read 90.9
Write 115
Mixed 56.3
SusWrite 110
68% 93.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 0.7
213% 2.13 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 116 118 115 109 110 MB/s
Read 69.1
Write 111
Mixed 56.3
SusWrite 114
64% 87.6 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
144% 1 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 106 106 107 107 107 MB/s
Read 68.1
Write 119
Mixed 63.7
SusWrite 107
66% 89.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 0.5
174% 1.93 MB/s
791GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 98 101 100 102 103 MB/s
Read 54.5
Write 87.7
Mixed 58.9
SusWrite 100
56% 75.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
116% 0.83 MB/s
439GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 86 88 88 87 88 MB/s
Read 50.7
Write 90.1
Mixed 60.2
SusWrite 86.6
53% 71.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.5
124% 1.07 MB/s
217GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 74 80 73 78 81 MB/s
Read 53.5
Write 56
Mixed 56.5
SusWrite 77.8
45% 61 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 0.5
169% 1.83 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2.1 0.9 0.8 1.3 1.3 0.7 MB/s
Read 30.2
Write 2.2
Mixed 2.7
SusWrite 1.2
7% 9.08 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.2
49% 0.47 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 39,630,323 HDDs tested.

Typical ST2000LM015-2E8174 2TB Builds (Compare 2,181 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 162%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 152%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390I GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7C04)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $1,636

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