Average Bench: 66.1% (157th of 1015)

more Based on 13,249 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000DM005-2CW102, ST2000DM005-2CW1, ST2000DM005-2U91, ST2000DM 005-2CW102, ST2000DM005-2U9102, ST2000DM ST2000DM005-2CW1

Above average average bench

The Seagate ST2000DM005-2CW102 2TB averaged 33.9% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.44MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 137MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST2000DM005-2CW102 2TB is 49.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate ST2000DM005-2CW102 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 0.76MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 13,249 samples)
Min Avg Max
48.6 Read 92.8 140
62.3 Write 116 152
51 Mixed 67.1 77.5
73 SusWrite 137 176
75.8% 103 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 1.44 2
0.5 4K Write 0.76 1.9
0 4K Mixed 0.1 0.6
84.9% 0.77 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 155 156 157 160 159 MB/s
Read 142
Write 149
Mixed 64
SusWrite 157
93% 128 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
68% 0.63 MB/s
562GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 152 161 170 168 161 MB/s
Read 106
Write 124
Mixed 69.9
SusWrite 160
84% 115 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
72% 0.67 MB/s
471GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 151 153 153 155 153 MB/s
Read 80.2
Write 93.8
Mixed 69.3
SusWrite 151
72% 98.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
68% 0.63 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 40,751,565 HDDs tested.

Typical ST2000DM005-2CW102 2TB Builds (Compare 81,744 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $109

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $933

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29 days ago.

for the price it is ok .., 5400rpm ,slow read , write speeds , do not recommended , however good for keep large files

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