Average Bench: 88% (38th of 1015)

more Based on 238,150 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000DM008-2FR102, ST2000DM008-2DM164, ST2000DM008-2FR101, ST2000DM 008-2FR102, ST2000DM ST2000DM008-2FR1, ST2000DM008-2FR10001, ST2000DM008-2FR1

Very good average bench

The Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018) averaged just 11.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018) near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.89MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 172MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018) is 51.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 0.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 72.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 238,150 samples)
Min Avg Max
76.6 Read 135 173
85.9 Write 145 182
59.2 Mixed 72.9 81.4
86.9 SusWrite 172 213
95.8% 131 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 1.89 2.9
0.5 4K Write 0.8 1.7
0 4K Mixed 0.29 0.96
126% 1 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: 203 215 220 219 218 217 MB/s
Read 153
Write 190
Mixed 72.3
SusWrite 216
115% 158 MB/s
4K Read 2.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 1
242% 1.6 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 219 204 217 217 217 MB/s
Read 148
Write 164
Mixed 75.5
SusWrite 213
109% 150 MB/s
4K Read 2.2
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.1
112% 0.93 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 205 205 203 205 211 MB/s
Read 141
Write 169
Mixed 72.1
SusWrite 203
106% 146 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
85% 0.73 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 184 188 181 183 189 MB/s
Read 129
Write 136
Mixed 76.7
SusWrite 185
96% 132 MB/s
4K Read 2
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
106% 0.9 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 153 179 174 193 195 MB/s
Read 102
Write 196
Mixed 76.2
SusWrite 174
100% 137 MB/s
4K Read 2.3
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
105% 0.93 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 50 105 113 144 126 MB/s
Read 152
Write 129
Mixed 70
SusWrite 98.5
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
189% 1.4 MB/s
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Gaming
Gaming 92%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $860

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 Comments

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Terrible

11 months ago.

Very slow, bad performing disk (the series ending on 08) related to other Seagate disks (01,06)


Excellent

8 months ago.

Great for home game server RAID 0


Average

21 months ago.

It does the job


Excellent

3 months ago.

great for storage especially for projects, photos, and music


Excellent

6 months ago.

nice


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