Average Bench: 53% (281st of 1015)

Based on 12,828 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 0.63MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 3.31MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST2000LM015-2E8174 2TB is 40.1%. 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 55.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 78.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,828 samples)
Min Avg Max
42.8 Read 78.7 121
45.3 Write 98.8 133
34.9 Mixed 55.7 68
57.8 SusWrite 105 131
62.1% 84.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 1.06 1.9
1.3 4K Write 3.31 4.84
0.3 4K Mixed 0.63 0.9
176% 1.67 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: 124 128 126 117 127 128 MB/s
Read 119
Write 126
Mixed 57.2
SusWrite 125
78% 107 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
188% 1.47 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 123 125 121 131 131 MB/s
Read 117
Write 126
Mixed 57.5
SusWrite 126
78% 107 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
193% 1.43 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 126 131 130 133 128 MB/s
Read 113
Write 105
Mixed 65.8
SusWrite 129
76% 103 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
186% 1.3 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 123 125 128 128 129 MB/s
Read 115
Write 122
Mixed 57.3
SusWrite 125
76% 105 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
185% 1.37 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 130 133 129 131 133 MB/s
Read 90.5
Write 129
Mixed 53
SusWrite 130
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 0.7
197% 1.97 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 128 129 135 134 135 MB/s
Read 87.6
Write 137
Mixed 60.2
SusWrite 131
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 0.7
171% 1.53 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 73 74 74 74 74 MB/s
Read 107
Write 99.5
Mixed 42.5
SusWrite 73.3
59% 80.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 4.6
4K Mixed 0.6
189% 2.03 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,705,722 HDDs tested.

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $1,153

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