Average Bench: 76.7% (100th of 1015)

more Based on 14,141 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000VM003-1CT164, ST2000VM ST2000VM003-1CT1, ST2000VM ST2000VM003-1ET1, ST2000VM003-1CT1, ST2000VM003-9ZL164, ST2000VM 003-1ET164, ST2000VM003-1ET164, ST2000VM 003-1CT164, ST2000VM003-1ET1

Good average bench

The Seagate ST2000VM003-1CT164 2TB averaged 23.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate ST2000VM003-1CT164 2TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.65MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 135MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST2000VM003-1CT164 2TB is 49.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate ST2000VM003-1CT164 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 61MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 14,141 samples)
Min Avg Max
67.3 Read 135 173
77.4 Write 134 169
28.2 Mixed 61 74
67.8 SusWrite 133 174
84.4% 116 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.67 0.8
0.5 4K Write 1.3 1.7
0.2 4K Mixed 0.65 0.8
125% 0.88 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: SC12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 173 139 174 174 174 MB/s
Read 172
Write 169
Mixed 72.1
SusWrite 167
106% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 148 151 158 149 154 MB/s
Read 180
Write 187
Mixed 72.5
SusWrite 153
108% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
131% 0.9 MB/s
152GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SC11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 140 148 154 153 161 MB/s
Read 168
Write 164
Mixed 74.4
SusWrite 146
101% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.97 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: SC12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 148 148 147 148 151 MB/s
Read 163
Write 160
Mixed 71.3
SusWrite 148
99% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 164 157 163 163 162 MB/s
Read 141
Write 140
Mixed 65
SusWrite 161
92% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 0.87 MB/s
670GB free
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 133 135 136 140 135 MB/s
Read 104
Write 112
Mixed 60.9
SusWrite 136
76% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.7
128% 0.8 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 150 148 157 151 149 MB/s
Read 86.3
Write 79.9
Mixed 42.1
SusWrite 148
65% 89 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.7
118% 0.67 MB/s
78GB free
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 94 97 95 97 97 MB/s
Read 127
Write 126
Mixed 61.6
SusWrite 95.7
75% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
116% 0.8 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: ES22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 96 116 77 79 91 MB/s
Read 16.9
Write 136
Mixed 52.7
SusWrite 91.5
55% 74.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.7
124% 0.73 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 42,043,768 HDDs tested.

Typical ST2000VM003-1CT164 2TB Builds (Compare 100,462 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,067

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