Average Bench: 85.3% (52nd of 1014)

Based on 100 user benchmarks.  Model: ST2000DX001

Very good average bench

The Seagate ST2000DX001 2TB averaged just 14.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate ST2000DX001 2TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.53MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 150MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST2000DX001 2TB is 46%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate ST2000DX001 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.28MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 95.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 100 samples)
Min Avg Max
93.8 Read 150 194
88.1 Write 142 186
35.1 Mixed 95.5 155
79.8 SusWrite 145 198
97.9% 133 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.74 1.01
0.8 4K Write 1.28 1.7
0.19 4K Mixed 0.53 0.8
113% 0.85 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: CV23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 197 196 198 197 197 MB/s
Read 203
Write 195
Mixed 82.5
SusWrite 196
123% 169 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
139% 0.97 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: CV23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 196 200 199 196 199 MB/s
Read 187
Write 178
Mixed 77.5
SusWrite 198
117% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.3
89% 0.77 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: CC29
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 158 159 161 156 160 MB/s
Read 149
Write 126
Mixed 82.3
SusWrite 159
95% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
908GB free
Firmware: CC4B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 149 144 154 147 150 MB/s
Read 127
Write 122
Mixed 62.3
SusWrite 149
84% 115 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
140% 0.93 MB/s
581GB free
Firmware: CC4B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 132 130 133 134 133 MB/s
Read 122
Write 88
Mixed 85
SusWrite 131
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
143% 0.9 MB/s
87GB free
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 114 110 109 114 110 MB/s
Read 136
Write 139
Mixed 60.7
SusWrite 111
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
117% 0.77 MB/s
509GB free
Firmware: CC4B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 106 106 110 104 109 MB/s
Read 107
Write 106
Mixed 57.2
SusWrite 108
69% 94.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
117% 0.77 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 25,140,903 HDDs tested.

Typical ST2000DX001 2TB Builds (Compare 24,834 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus PRIME X370-PRO - $158

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $938

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