Average Bench: 88.5% (33rd of 1015)

more Based on 433,220 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000DM008-2FR102, ST2000DM008-2EP102, ST2000DM008-2DM164, ST2000DM008-2FR101, ST2000DM 008-2FR102, ST2000DM ST2000DM008-2FR1, ST2000DM008-2FR10001, ST2000DM008-2FR1, ST2000DM008-2BD186

Very good average bench

The Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018) averaged just 11.5% 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 1.97MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 175MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018) is 53.9%. 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 74.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 433,220 samples)
Min Avg Max
68.8 Read 134 172
78.2 Write 143 184
61.7 Mixed 74.1 83.2
98 SusWrite 175 214
96.1% 131 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.84 4K Read 1.97 3
0.5 4K Write 0.8 1.7
0 4K Mixed 0.26 0.9
126% 1.01 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
997GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 209 208 210 211 216 216 MB/s
Read 174
Write 188
Mixed 75.7
SusWrite 212
118% 162 MB/s
4K Read 2.2
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.5
162% 1.17 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 201 200 207 213 213 211 MB/s
Read 157
Write 114
Mixed 70
SusWrite 208
100% 137 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
76% 0.67 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 200 205 200 209 207 MB/s
Read 138
Write 129
Mixed 74.9
SusWrite 203
100% 136 MB/s
4K Read 2.4
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
122% 1.03 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 194 196 199 199 199 MB/s
Read 138
Write 133
Mixed 73.4
SusWrite 197
99% 135 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
80% 0.7 MB/s
524GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 147 150 153 152 153 MB/s
Read 114
Write 160
Mixed 78
SusWrite 150
92% 126 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
97% 0.83 MB/s
512GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 84 101 84 77 96 MB/s
Read 119
Write 106
Mixed 67.7
SusWrite 87.7
70% 95.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.4
138% 1.03 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 114 93 74 73 69 MB/s
Read 54.5
Write 133
Mixed 50.8
SusWrite 85.6
59% 80.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.1 MB/s
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Typical Barracuda 2TB (2018) Builds (Compare 74,690 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 90%
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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: 69% - Good Total price: $894

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 Comments

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5 months ago.

begins to fail in just 2 years


Terrible

6 months ago.

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


Terrible

18 months ago.

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


Excellent

15 months ago.

Great for home game server RAID 0


Average

2 years ago.

It does the job


Excellent

10 months ago.

great for storage especially for projects, photos, and music


Excellent

4 months ago.

Very cheap and easily accessible to the public


Excellent

13 months ago.

nice


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