Average Bench: 77% (101st of 1015)

more Based on 12,540 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 23.0% 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 0.67MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 136MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST2000VM003-1CT164 2TB is 57.5%. 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 62.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.33MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,540 samples)
Min Avg Max
59.1 Read 136 174
75.1 Write 134 171
31 Mixed 62.2 74.1
60.6 SusWrite 133 173
84.8% 116 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.67 0.8
0.7 4K Write 1.33 1.7
0.3 4K Mixed 0.67 0.8
127% 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: SC13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 171 168 172 170 171 MB/s
Read 172
Write 158
Mixed 74.1
SusWrite 170
105% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 141 148 145 148 148 MB/s
Read 146
Write 150
Mixed 58.7
SusWrite 140
90% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
125% 0.83 MB/s
267GB free
Firmware: SC11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 116 120 119 118 119 MB/s
Read 147
Write 145
Mixed 61.5
SusWrite 118
86% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: SC11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 124 124 124 124 125 MB/s
Read 139
Write 151
Mixed 71.4
SusWrite 124
89% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
269GB free
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 166 165 168 166 166 MB/s
Read 76.6
Write 73.4
Mixed 46.5
SusWrite 165
66% 90.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.4
87% 0.6 MB/s
989GB free
Firmware: SC11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 90 92 92 91 90 MB/s
Read 148
Write 137
Mixed 66.6
SusWrite 90.9
81% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
268GB free
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 137 134 132 131 141 MB/s
Read 86.9
Write 89.5
Mixed 50
SusWrite 134
66% 90.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.4
87% 0.6 MB/s
393GB free
Firmware: ES22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 96 109 98 88 93 MB/s
Read 88.7
Write 85.1
Mixed 47.7
SusWrite 96.3
58% 79.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.7
122% 0.7 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 39,757,981 HDDs tested.

Typical ST2000VM003-1CT164 2TB Builds (Compare 89,118 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,072

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