Average Bench: 65.3% (160th of 1015)

Based on 2,640 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000DM005-2CW102, ST2000DM005-2CW1, ST2000DM 005-2CW102, ST2000DM ST2000DM005-2CW1

Above average average bench

The Seagate ST2000DM005-2CW102 2TB averaged 34.6% 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 Read Speed 1.43MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 134MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST2000DM005-2CW102 2TB is 53.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate ST2000DM005-2CW102 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 65.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.18MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,640 samples)
Min Avg Max
48.3 Read 93.5 146
67.2 Write 117 154
46 Mixed 65.3 75.3
60.4 SusWrite 134 179
75.1% 102 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 1.43 2
0.5 4K Write 1.41 5.2
0 4K Mixed 0.18 0.7
105% 1.01 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: 166 164 165 165 166 168 MB/s
Read 158
Write 148
Mixed 68.9
SusWrite 166
98% 135 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 0.7
220% 2.33 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 172 175 176 171 172 MB/s
Read 151
Write 149
Mixed 63.5
SusWrite 172
97% 134 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
63% 0.6 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 181 179 179 180 180 MB/s
Read 141
Write 128
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 179
92% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 0.6
194% 2.2 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 165 166 165 163 169 MB/s
Read 105
Write 133
Mixed 70.5
SusWrite 166
87% 119 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
76% 0.7 MB/s
939GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 139 147 151 154 151 MB/s
Read 90.5
Write 134
Mixed 68
SusWrite 145
80% 110 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
76% 0.7 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 143 145 148 148 144 MB/s
Read 76.5
Write 118
Mixed 74.2
SusWrite 143
76% 103 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
63% 0.6 MB/s
197GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 119 119 119 119 118 MB/s
Read 93.5
Write 101
Mixed 64
SusWrite 118
69% 94.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
55% 0.53 MB/s
45GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 107 109 111 110 110 MB/s
Read 49.2
Write 78.2
Mixed 59
SusWrite 108
54% 73.7 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 4.8
4K Mixed 0.4
183% 2.13 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,734,915 HDDs tested.

Typical ST2000DM005-2CW102 2TB Builds (Compare 27,002 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $111

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $504

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