Average Bench: 85.1% (50th of 1015)

Based on 130 user benchmarks.  Model: Microsoft Storage Space Device

Very good average bench

The Microsoft Storage Space Device 2TB averaged just 14.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Microsoft Storage Space Device 2TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.68MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.97MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Microsoft Storage Space Device 2TB is 65.6%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Microsoft Storage Space Device 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 67.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 135MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 130 samples)
Min Avg Max
55.3 Read 143 198
67.4 Write 135 185
22 Mixed 67.6 91.3
62.2 SusWrite 154 207
91.2% 125 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.97 2
0.6 4K Write 1.93 4.4
0.1 4K Mixed 0.68 1.14
152% 1.2 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
626GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 165 156 162 166 165 MB/s
Read 194
Write 190
Mixed 84.5
SusWrite 162
115% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 207 204 200 209 212 MB/s
Read 141
Write 133
Mixed 67.8
SusWrite 206
100% 137 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1
216% 1.47 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 172 176 179 169 168 MB/s
Read 172
Write 178
Mixed 21.6
SusWrite 173
98% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
165% 1.27 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 157 173 171 167 168 MB/s
Read 171
Write 168
Mixed 22.2
SusWrite 165
94% 131 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.6
157% 1.37 MB/s
613GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 163 164 164 169 166 MB/s
Read 170
Write 113
Mixed 72.1
SusWrite 165
95% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
119% 0.9 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 129 128 128 129 129 MB/s
Read 114
Write 78.7
Mixed 66.3
SusWrite 129
71% 97.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
164% 1.2 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 40,784,190 HDDs tested.

Typical Storage Space Device 2TB Builds (Compare 3,981 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170-K - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $1,118

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