Average Bench: 45% (30th of 639)

Based on 138 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 059f PID 1042 Model: ST2000DM 001-1CH164
Poor: 14%Average: 45% Great: 72%

Below average average bench

The ST2000DM 001-1CH164 2TB averaged 55.0% 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. Sustained Write Speed 118MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.84MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the ST2000DM 001-1CH164 2TB is 58%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the ST2000DM 001-1CH164 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.69MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.51MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 138 samples)
Min Avg Max
25.9 Read 111 195
23.2 Write 97.6 177
8.98 Mixed 62.6 125
18.9 SusWrite 118 191
130% 97.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.38 4K Read 0.69 0.9
0.75 4K Write 1.84 4.4
0.2 4K Mixed 0.51 0.9
82.5% 1.01 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
775GB free, PID 1042
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 181 181 180 181 179 MB/s
Read 189
Write 189
Mixed 83.8
SusWrite 175
211% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
91% 1.1 MB/s
73GB free, PID 1042
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 153 153 150 155 153 MB/s
Read 192
Write 148
Mixed 85.5
SusWrite 152
187% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
84% 1.03 MB/s
211GB free, PID 1042
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 116 117 114 116 117 MB/s
Read 111
Write 77.4
Mixed 68.5
SusWrite 116
124% 93.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
84% 1.03 MB/s
514GB free, PID 1042
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 40 40 40 40 40 MB/s
Read 40.2
Write 36.6
Mixed 33.3
SusWrite 40.2
51% 37.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
84% 1.03 MB/s
514GB free, PID 1042
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 40 41 40 40 40 MB/s
Read 36.5
Write 34.2
Mixed 31.9
SusWrite 40.2
49% 35.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
84% 1.03 MB/s
514GB free, PID 1042
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 40 40 40 40 41 MB/s
Read 37.9
Write 35.4
Mixed 31.9
SusWrite 40.2
50% 36.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
81% 1 MB/s
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