Average Bench: 89.8% (28th of 1015)

Based on 53,941 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000DM008-2FR102, ST2000DM008-2DM164, ST2000DM 008-2FR102, ST2000DM ST2000DM008-2FR1, ST2000DM008-2FR1

Very good average bench

The Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018) averaged just 10.1% 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 1.93MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.4MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018) is 58.1%. 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 0.92MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 73.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 53,941 samples)
Min Avg Max
83.4 Read 138 179
84.1 Write 148 184
53.7 Mixed 73.2 83.6
77.6 SusWrite 175 214
97.6% 134 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 1.93 3
0.6 4K Write 0.92 1.9
0 4K Mixed 0.4 1
142% 1.08 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: 162 172 164 183 188 178 MB/s
Read 182
Write 151
Mixed 77
SusWrite 175
107% 146 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
200% 1.47 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 163 157 149 161 161 MB/s
Read 101
Write 100
Mixed 74.7
SusWrite 158
80% 108 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
177% 1.27 MB/s
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 52 96 160 127 145 MB/s
Read 138
Write 130
Mixed 73.5
SusWrite 118
84% 115 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.4
126% 0.93 MB/s
592GB free
Firmware: 0002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 130 133 137 139 139 MB/s
Read 106
Write 95.7
Mixed 65.8
SusWrite 135
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0
92% 0.87 MB/s
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Typical Barracuda 2TB (2018) Builds (Compare 36,425 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $541

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 Comments

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Terrible

1 month ago.

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


Average

10 months ago.

It does the job


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Intel Core i5-9600K $218Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Crucial MX500 250GB $42
Intel Core i5-9400F $155Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $170Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $63SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $653SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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