Average Bench: 79% (86th of 1015)

more Based on 4,169 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 20.9% 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 0.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 139MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST2000VM003-1CT164 2TB is 50.4%. 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 62.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.31MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,169 samples)
Min Avg Max
83.8 Read 139 177
83.9 Write 138 173
37.5 Mixed 62.1 74
77.6 SusWrite 137 173
86.8% 119 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.68 0.8
0.8 4K Write 1.31 1.8
0.4 4K Mixed 0.7 0.8
130% 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: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 152 152 153 152 151 MB/s
Read 156
Write 150
Mixed 66.2
SusWrite 152
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
112% 0.73 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 151 151 151 151 154 MB/s
Read 155
Write 151
Mixed 67.5
SusWrite 150
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
129% 0.87 MB/s
840GB free
Firmware: ES22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 128 142 131 137 133 MB/s
Read 169
Write 163
Mixed 73.5
SusWrite 133
98% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
142% 0.93 MB/s
450GB free
Firmware: SC13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 130 129 130 132 131 MB/s
Read 157
Write 154
Mixed 70
SusWrite 130
93% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
625GB free
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 139 141 141 125 134 MB/s
Read 131
Write 128
Mixed 67.2
SusWrite 136
84% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.7
124% 0.73 MB/s
17GB free
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 81 134 128 113 127 MB/s
Read 138
Write 128
Mixed 66.7
SusWrite 110
81% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.83 MB/s
553GB free
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 113 108 115 117 113 MB/s
Read 118
Write 120
Mixed 53.4
SusWrite 114
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.4
91% 0.63 MB/s
196GB free
Firmware: ES22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 102 110 100 104 101 MB/s
Read 106
Write 115
Mixed 50.5
SusWrite 104
69% 93.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.6
114% 0.77 MB/s
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Typical ST2000VM003-1CT164 2TB Builds (Compare 12,659 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350M-A - $76

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 111% - Outstanding Total price: $603

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