Average Bench: 86.2% (47th of 1015)

Based on 11,081 user benchmarks.  Model: Microsoft Storage Space Device

Very good average bench

The Microsoft Storage Space Device 2TB averaged just 13.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Microsoft Storage Space Device 2TB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.81MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.04MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Microsoft Storage Space Device 2TB is 63.6%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Microsoft Storage Space Device 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 69.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 133MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 11,081 samples)
Min Avg Max
71.4 Read 147 201
64.4 Write 133 185
27.4 Mixed 69.9 94.1
68.4 SusWrite 153 207
92% 126 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 1.04 2.2
0.7 4K Write 2 4.53
0.17 4K Mixed 0.81 1.6
170% 1.28 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 200 203 187 197 199 MB/s
Read 170
Write 154
Mixed 82.2
SusWrite 196
110% 150 MB/s
4K Read 2.4
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.5
170% 1.23 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 183 186 188 190 185 MB/s
Read 148
Write 160
Mixed 71.5
SusWrite 182
102% 140 MB/s
4K Read 2.1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
224% 1.67 MB/s
526GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 93 91 88 91 93 MB/s
Read 89.5
Write 89.3
Mixed 70.5
SusWrite 91.3
63% 85.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
172% 1.3 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,990,628 HDDs tested.

Typical Storage Space Device 2TB Builds (Compare 35,372 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 55%
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 57%

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B350-F GAMING - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $633

Popular Storage Space Device 2TB compatible motherboards:

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