Average Bench: 101% (2nd of 1015)

Based on 1,593 user benchmarks.  Model: AMD-RAID ST2000DM008-2FR1

Outstanding average bench

The Amd-raid ST2000DM008-2FR1 2TB averaged 1.1% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Amd-raid ST2000DM008-2FR1 2TB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 8.96MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.73MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Amd-raid ST2000DM008-2FR1 2TB is 65%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Amd-raid ST2000DM008-2FR1 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 44.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.1MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,593 samples)
Min Avg Max
69.6 Read 156 214
79.8 Write 149 190
20 Mixed 44.3 77.4
125 SusWrite 194 217
98.4% 136 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.7 4K Read 8.96 20.2
0.6 4K Write 1.1 1.7
0.1 4K Mixed 0.73 1.2
474% 3.59 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 201 204 213 213 206 210 MB/s
Read 202
Write 171
Mixed 48.7
SusWrite 208
114% 157 MB/s
4K Read 17
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 1.2
864% 6.47 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 1003
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 206 206 207 207 207 MB/s
Read 193
Write 174
Mixed 45.6
SusWrite 204
112% 154 MB/s
4K Read 11
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 1.1
605% 4.47 MB/s
987GB free
Firmware: 1002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 180 182 182 181 190 MB/s
Read 123
Write 151
Mixed 67
SusWrite 179
95% 130 MB/s
4K Read 2
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.1
104% 0.87 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 40,751,757 HDDs tested.

Typical ST2000DM008-2FR1 2TB Builds (Compare 1,312 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 119%
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 121%

System: Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $1,079

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