Average Bench: 89.7% (29th of 1015)

more Based on 325,482 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 10.3% 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 2.1MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 177MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018) is 54.3%. 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 0.83MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 74.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 325,482 samples)
Min Avg Max
73.4 Read 136 178
88.2 Write 145 184
63 Mixed 74.5 83.7
90 SusWrite 177 214
97.2% 133 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.8 4K Read 2.1 3.64
0.5 4K Write 0.83 1.7
0 4K Mixed 0.28 1
134% 1.07 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 190 207 206 198 193 MB/s
Read 177
Write 150
Mixed 69.5
SusWrite 195
108% 148 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
97% 0.83 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 193 186 196 198 199 MB/s
Read 172
Write 145
Mixed 80.8
SusWrite 193
108% 148 MB/s
4K Read 3.2
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
241% 1.83 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 167 154 184 196 172 MB/s
Read 148
Write 178
Mixed 69.1
SusWrite 173
104% 142 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.8
173% 1.03 MB/s
524GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 175 174 178 181 176 MB/s
Read 122
Write 145
Mixed 79.7
SusWrite 174
95% 130 MB/s
4K Read 2.6
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
130% 1.1 MB/s
676GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 191 179 191 196 194 MB/s
Read 108
Write 108
Mixed 68.5
SusWrite 188
86% 118 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0
82% 0.77 MB/s
948GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 139 141 143 141 143 MB/s
Read 139
Write 169
Mixed 79.9
SusWrite 141
97% 132 MB/s
4K Read 2.2
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
114% 0.97 MB/s
303GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 160 175 167 173 172 MB/s
Read 86.6
Write 103
Mixed 18.6
SusWrite 168
68% 94.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
47% 0.43 MB/s
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Gaming
Gaming 91%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $125

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $904

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 Comments

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2 months ago.

begins to fail in just 2 years


Terrible

4 months ago.

very low speed when I continue copy in! write speed too slow!!


Terrible

16 months ago.

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


Excellent

13 months ago.

Great for home game server RAID 0


Average

2 years ago.

It does the job


Excellent

8 months ago.

great for storage especially for projects, photos, and music


Excellent

2 months ago.

Very cheap and easily accessible to the public


Excellent

11 months ago.

nice


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