Average Bench: 13.9% (361st of 639)

Based on 1,652 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0bc2 PID 3300 Model: Seagate Desktop
Poor: 8%Average: 13.9% Great: 19%

Terrible average bench

The Seagate Desktop 2TB averaged 86.1% 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. 4K Random Write Speed 0.62MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 33MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Desktop 2TB is just 11.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Seagate Desktop 2TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 31.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,652 samples)
Min Avg Max
9.5 Read 31.8 40.3
7.8 Write 30 41.3
11 Mixed 19.1 29.3
13.7 SusWrite 33 42.3
38.2% 28.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.7 1
0.3 4K Write 0.62 1.6
0.2 4K Mixed 0.51 1
41.2% 0.61 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
920GB free, PID 3300
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 39 39 39 39 39 MB/s
Read 37.2
Write 38.3
Mixed 27.5
SusWrite 39.3
48% 35.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 1
78% 1.03 MB/s
766GB free, PID 3300
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 43 43 43 43 43 MB/s
Read 33.2
Write 41.3
Mixed 19.2
SusWrite 42.8
47% 34.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
30% 0.5 MB/s
211GB free, PID 3300
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 25 25 24 26 26 25 MB/s
Read 28.5
Write 24.3
Mixed 23.5
SusWrite 25
34% 25.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
74% 0.93 MB/s
2TB free, PID 3300
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 34 34 34 35 35 MB/s
Read 35
Write 31.7
Mixed 26
SusWrite 34.2
43% 31.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.5
26% 0.43 MB/s
273GB free, PID 3300
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 25 25 25 25 25 26 MB/s
Read 34.6
Write 25.1
Mixed 16.1
SusWrite 25.2
32% 25.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
30% 0.5 MB/s
230GB free, PID 3300
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 22 24 24 25 24 24 MB/s
Read 30.2
Write 23.5
Mixed 14.7
SusWrite 24
30% 23.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
30% 0.5 MB/s
961GB free, PID 3300
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 21 21 22 22 22 23 MB/s
Read 29.3
Write 20
Mixed 13.5
SusWrite 21.8
27% 21.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
30% 0.5 MB/s
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