Average Bench: 93.9% (14th of 1015)

Based on 15,354 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000DM008-2FR102, ST2000DM 008-2FR102, ST2000DM ST2000DM008-2FR1, ST2000DM008-2FR1

Excellent average bench

The Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018) averaged just 6.0% 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 2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.58MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018) is 45.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 74.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.15MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,354 samples)
Min Avg Max
82.7 Read 143 183
93.2 Write 150 184
62 Mixed 74.3 87.9
108 SusWrite 185 215
101% 138 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.7 4K Read 2 3.64
0.8 4K Write 1.15 2.1
0.4 4K Mixed 0.58 1
169% 1.25 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: 198 215 217 216 216 217 MB/s
Read 195
Write 150
Mixed 78.5
SusWrite 213
116% 159 MB/s
4K Read 2
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.4
143% 1.07 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 214 211 218 219 220 MB/s
Read 189
Write 149
Mixed 76.1
SusWrite 208
113% 155 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
208% 1.53 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 207 200 191 204 205 205 MB/s
Read 193
Write 152
Mixed 77.3
SusWrite 202
114% 156 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.4
134% 1 MB/s
722GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 167 171 168 171 173 MB/s
Read 120
Write 120
Mixed 79.2
SusWrite 170
90% 122 MB/s
4K Read 2.4
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.4
157% 1.17 MB/s
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Typical Barracuda 2TB (2018) Builds (Compare 15,847 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 144% - Outstanding Total price: $562

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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $350Nvidia GTX 1070 $400Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $104
AMD Ryzen 5 2600 $127Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $250Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $103
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X $252Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $750Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $70SanDisk Extreme 64GB $128
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $728SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $74SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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