Average Bench: 70.7% (129th of 1015)

Based on 3,432 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000NM0011, ST2000NM 0011, ST2000NM ST2000NM0011

Good average bench

The Seagate ST2000NM0011 2TB averaged 29.2% 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 Mixed IO Speed 0.96MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.04MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST2000NM0011 2TB is 41.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate ST2000NM0011 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 65.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 120MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,432 samples)
Min Avg Max
76.1 Read 126 154
61.9 Write 120 150
37.9 Mixed 65.9 79.9
66.6 SusWrite 120 151
79.1% 108 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 0.87 1
1.3 4K Write 2.04 2.4
0.7 4K Mixed 0.96 1.1
181% 1.29 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: SN03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 145 146 146 144 145 MB/s
Read 146
Write 141
Mixed 71.7
SusWrite 145
92% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.1
202% 1.43 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: PA07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 149 144 147 148 144 MB/s
Read 138
Write 129
Mixed 71.1
SusWrite 146
88% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
191% 1.4 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: PA08
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 139 137 140 141 140 MB/s
Read 139
Write 137
Mixed 70.2
SusWrite 139
89% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
191% 1.4 MB/s
794GB free
Firmware: SN03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 97 96 95 97 99 MB/s
Read 147
Write 144
Mixed 65.7
SusWrite 96.6
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1.2
210% 1.4 MB/s
753GB free
Firmware: PA03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 117 116 117 117 115 MB/s
Read 120
Write 108
Mixed 59.3
SusWrite 116
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
190% 1.33 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: PA07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 112 110 112 109 112 MB/s
Read 125
Write 120
Mixed 73.1
SusWrite 111
79% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
197% 1.5 MB/s
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Typical ST2000NM0011 2TB Builds (Compare 10,521 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 3%
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Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 3%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 790

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $179

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