Average Bench: 89.8% (28th of 1015)

Based on 106,911 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 1.92MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 178MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018) is 58.9%. 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 0.86MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 73.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 106,911 samples)
Min Avg Max
64.7 Read 135 176
67.6 Write 146 187
62.5 Mixed 73.3 82.3
76.1 SusWrite 178 215
97.2% 133 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.7 4K Read 1.92 2.8
0.5 4K Write 0.86 1.8
0 4K Mixed 0.33 1
133% 1.04 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: 212 203 214 220 218 218 MB/s
Read 194
Write 150
Mixed 68.3
SusWrite 214
114% 157 MB/s
4K Read 2
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0
94% 0.87 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 216 218 218 216 216 MB/s
Read 151
Write 155
Mixed 77
SusWrite 214
109% 149 MB/s
4K Read 2
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.4
157% 1.33 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 206 210 209 209 213 215 MB/s
Read 147
Write 157
Mixed 73.5
SusWrite 210
107% 147 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.5
141% 1 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 199 204 201 205 207 MB/s
Read 145
Write 177
Mixed 73.5
SusWrite 202
109% 149 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: 192 196 210 211 207 210 MB/s
Read 134
Write 138
Mixed 74.7
SusWrite 204
100% 138 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.4
138% 1.03 MB/s
654GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 169 173 173 174 171 MB/s
Read 139
Write 143
Mixed 70.3
SusWrite 171
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 2.1
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
110% 0.93 MB/s
770GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 79 92 88 134 133 MB/s
Read 90.8
Write 124
Mixed 24.7
SusWrite 99.8
61% 84.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
51% 0.47 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 27,053,957 HDDs tested.

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Typical Barracuda 2TB (2018) Builds (Compare 57,426 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $738

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 Comments

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Terrible

5 months ago.

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


Excellent

2 months ago.

Great for home game server RAID 0


Average

15 months ago.

It does the job


Excellent

10 days ago.

nice


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