Average Bench: 78.6% (87th of 1015)

more Based on 10,857 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 21.4% 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 138MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST2000VM003-1CT164 2TB is 50.1%. 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 62.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.31MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,857 samples)
Min Avg Max
74.7 Read 138 176
74 Write 136 171
32.7 Mixed 62.8 75.1
77.4 SusWrite 136 174
86.4% 118 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.69 0.8
0.6 4K Write 1.31 1.7
0.3 4K Mixed 0.69 0.8
129% 0.9 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 159 173 165 167 167 MB/s
Read 152
Write 155
Mixed 68.7
SusWrite 165
99% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
129% 0.87 MB/s
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: SC12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 112 147 158 160 166 MB/s
Read 167
Write 148
Mixed 70.5
SusWrite 140
96% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
648GB free
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 106 113 110 112 117 MB/s
Read 155
Write 155
Mixed 70.5
SusWrite 108
89% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
127% 0.83 MB/s
557GB free
Firmware: SC11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 129 132 132 133 132 MB/s
Read 130
Write 128
Mixed 67.5
SusWrite 131
84% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.97 MB/s
202GB free
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 134 51 84 135 138 MB/s
Read 128
Write 125
Mixed 58.5
SusWrite 112
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
137% 0.83 MB/s
238GB free
Firmware: SC12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 113 113 113 113 113 MB/s
Read 127
Write 115
Mixed 64.3
SusWrite 112
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 32,988,247 HDDs tested.

Typical ST2000VM003-1CT164 2TB Builds (Compare 40,880 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $63

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $509

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