Average Bench: 51.4% (283rd of 1015)

Based on 39,476 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000LM015-2E8174, ST2000LM ST2000LM015-2E81, ST2000LM 015-2E8174, ST2000LM015-2E81

Average average bench

The Seagate ST2000LM015-2E8174 2TB averaged 48.6% 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 0.62MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.01MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST2000LM015-2E8174 2TB is 39.6%. 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 59.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 73.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 39,476 samples)
Min Avg Max
40.2 Read 73.3 118
54.9 Write 99.1 130
38 Mixed 59.5 70
61.9 SusWrite 105 132
62% 84.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 1.01 1.6
1.3 4K Write 2.24 4.7
0.3 4K Mixed 0.62 0.9
153% 1.29 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 127 130 125 129 126 MB/s
Read 122
Write 100
Mixed 66.1
SusWrite 127
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
197% 1.47 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 127 126 129 128 125 MB/s
Read 116
Write 108
Mixed 56.6
SusWrite 127
74% 102 MB/s
4K Read 2.1
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
204% 1.47 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 128 125 129 126 123 MB/s
Read 115
Write 117
Mixed 67.4
SusWrite 126
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1
203% 1.4 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 125 128 127 124 129 MB/s
Read 79.4
Write 75.3
Mixed 64
SusWrite 125
63% 85.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 4.5
4K Mixed 0.7
199% 2.03 MB/s
573GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 114 112 112 115 111 MB/s
Read 84.3
Write 89.2
Mixed 91.6
SusWrite 111
70% 94 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
116% 0.83 MB/s
587GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 90 83 81 78 88 MB/s
Read 51.1
Write 97.7
Mixed 63.4
SusWrite 83.2
55% 73.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.5
116% 1 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 53,404,579 HDDs tested

Typical ST2000LM015-2E8174 2TB Builds (Compare 1,469 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 146%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 134%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $690

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