Average Bench: 64.1% (173rd of 1015)

Based on 3,420 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000DM005-2CW102, ST2000DM005-2CW1, ST2000DM 005-2CW102, ST2000DM ST2000DM005-2CW1

Above average average bench

The Seagate ST2000DM005-2CW102 2TB averaged 35.9% 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 Read Speed 1.34MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 132MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST2000DM005-2CW102 2TB is 50.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate ST2000DM005-2CW102 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.15MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 65MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,420 samples)
Min Avg Max
48.7 Read 91 139
61.3 Write 115 152
45.4 Mixed 65 75.3
60.9 SusWrite 132 179
73.9% 101 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.41 4K Read 1.34 1.9
0.5 4K Write 1.03 5
0 4K Mixed 0.15 0.7
91.5% 0.84 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 177 182 185 183 175 MB/s
Read 117
Write 139
Mixed 72.5
SusWrite 180
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
187% 1.37 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 154 153 159 159 160 MB/s
Read 110
Write 128
Mixed 69.3
SusWrite 155
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
59% 0.57 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 148 146 150 152 155 MB/s
Read 92.3
Write 124
Mixed 66
SusWrite 150
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
26% 0.3 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 153 147 153 148 156 MB/s
Read 74
Write 110
Mixed 68
SusWrite 150
74% 100 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 0.5
194% 2.23 MB/s
321GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 109 112 116 115 110 MB/s
Read 85
Write 104
Mixed 75.3
SusWrite 112
70% 94.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
84% 0.77 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 23,216,427 HDDs tested.

Typical ST2000DM005-2CW102 2TB Builds (Compare 31,145 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $112

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $533

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