Average Bench: 84.5% (59th of 1015)

Based on 14,649 user benchmarks.  Model: Microsoft Storage Space Device

Very good average bench

The Microsoft Storage Space Device 2TB averaged just 15.5% 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 0.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.25MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Microsoft Storage Space Device 2TB is 70.4%. 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 69.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 132MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 14,649 samples)
Min Avg Max
57.9 Read 140 198
59.5 Write 132 183
26.2 Mixed 69.6 95.8
63 SusWrite 154 211
90.6% 124 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 1.25 2.7
0.6 4K Write 2.01 5.2
0.1 4K Mixed 0.8 1.9
178% 1.35 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
197GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 151 148 152 147 152 MB/s
Read 144
Write 114
Mixed 74
SusWrite 149
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 172 179 170 171 138 MB/s
Read 109
Write 164
Mixed 72.8
SusWrite 167
94% 128 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.8
152% 0.9 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 207 207 209 207 212 212 MB/s
Read 23.5
Write 32.8
Mixed 28
SusWrite 209
53% 73.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 1
170% 0.93 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 92 99 95 98 106 MB/s
Read 118
Write 104
Mixed 72
SusWrite 97.6
72% 98 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1
188% 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 27,259,994 HDDs tested.

Typical Storage Space Device 2TB Builds (Compare 58,594 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 58%
Desktop 79%
Workstation 74%

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $734

Popular Storage Space Device 2TB compatible motherboards:

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