Average Bench: 77.8% (96th of 1015)

more Based on 5,874 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000VM003-1CT164, ST2000VM ST2000VM003-1CT1, ST2000VM ST2000VM003-1ET1, ST2000VM003-1CT1, ST2000VM 003-1ET164, ST2000VM003-1ET164, ST2000VM 003-1CT164, ST2000VM003-1ET1

Good average bench

The Seagate ST2000VM003-1CT164 2TB averaged 22.2% 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 0.69MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 137MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST2000VM003-1CT164 2TB is 56.4%. 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 61.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,874 samples)
Min Avg Max
60.9 Read 137 177
76.9 Write 136 172
29.8 Mixed 61.5 75.2
61.8 SusWrite 135 173
85.6% 117 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.68 0.8
0.6 4K Write 1.3 1.7
0.3 4K Mixed 0.69 0.8
129% 0.89 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: SC11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 163 165 164 164 163 MB/s
Read 162
Write 151
Mixed 69
SusWrite 163
99% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
363GB free
Firmware: ES22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 151 155 153 151 153 MB/s
Read 138
Write 138
Mixed 31
SusWrite 153
83% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.3
72% 0.5 MB/s
363GB free
Firmware: ES22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 151 153 153 152 153 MB/s
Read 134
Write 143
Mixed 31.3
SusWrite 153
83% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.3
74% 0.53 MB/s
363GB free
Firmware: ES22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 152 154 154 152 151 MB/s
Read 131
Write 142
Mixed 32
SusWrite 153
83% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.3
72% 0.5 MB/s
691GB free
Firmware: SC11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 133 134 134 134 133 MB/s
Read 142
Write 134
Mixed 71.4
SusWrite 133
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
134% 1 MB/s
665GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ES22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 82 105 85 116 116 MB/s
Read 124
Write 121
Mixed 55.7
SusWrite 97
73% 99.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.5
103% 0.73 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: ES22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3.1 3.9 4.8 6.5 4.7 4.9 MB/s
Read 153
Write 150
Mixed 59.7
SusWrite 4.6
67% 91.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
143% 0.9 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 45 51 46 27 53 53 MB/s
Read 104
Write 73.2
Mixed 46.2
SusWrite 45.7
49% 67.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.7
122% 0.73 MB/s
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Typical ST2000VM003-1CT164 2TB Builds (Compare 26,730 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $837

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