Average Bench: 29.1% (108th of 639)

Based on 1,262 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0bc2 PID 50a1 Model: Seagate FA GoFlex Desk
Poor: 10%Average: 29.1% Great: 47%

Very poor average bench

The Seagate FA GoFlex Desk 2TB averaged 70.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 76.1MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 75.3MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate FA GoFlex Desk 2TB is 37.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate FA GoFlex Desk 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.69MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.47MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,262 samples)
Min Avg Max
24.9 Read 75.4 127
20.5 Write 76.1 128
14.5 Mixed 30.2 65.3
18.7 SusWrite 75.3 127
85.5% 64.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 0.69 0.8
0.4 4K Write 0.52 1.4
0.4 4K Mixed 0.47 0.9
36.5% 0.56 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free, PID 50a1
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 110 111 109 112 109 MB/s
Read 108
Write 110
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 110
118% 89 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
30% 0.5 MB/s
1.5TB free, PID 50a1
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 104 110 111 111 109 MB/s
Read 105
Write 114
Mixed 24.7
SusWrite 110
117% 88.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
29% 0.47 MB/s
302GB free, PID 50a1
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 89 90 90 90 86 MB/s
Read 87.7
Write 77.5
Mixed 30
SusWrite 89.2
94% 71.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
30% 0.5 MB/s
517GB free, PID 50a1
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 92 92 84 81 92 MB/s
Read 80.2
Write 92.2
Mixed 31
SusWrite 88.8
99% 73.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
30% 0.5 MB/s
1TB free, PID 50a1
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 83 20 21 21 21 MB/s
Read 103
Write 106
Mixed 36.7
SusWrite 46.4
93% 72.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
30% 0.5 MB/s
1TB free, PID 50a1
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 37 39 39 39 39 MB/s
Read 36.5
Write 28.8
Mixed 26.5
SusWrite 38.2
44% 32.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1
91% 1.1 MB/s
2TB free, PID 50a1
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 25 25 24 25 25 24 MB/s
Read 26.7
Write 22.8
Mixed 21.2
SusWrite 24.6
32% 23.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
67% 0.87 MB/s
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