Average Bench: 13.9% (360th of 639)

Based on 1,872 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 86.0% 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. 4K Random Write Speed 0.61MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 33.1MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Desktop 2TB is just 10.8%. 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 0.71MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 32.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,872 samples)
Min Avg Max
11.4 Read 32.3 40.2
8.26 Write 30.8 41.3
12.1 Mixed 19.2 29.5
15.1 SusWrite 33.1 42.3
38.8% 28.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.71 1
0.3 4K Write 0.61 1.6
0.2 4K Mixed 0.51 1
40.7% 0.61 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free, PID 3300
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 42 42 41 42 40 MB/s
Read 40
Write 40.8
Mixed 29.5
SusWrite 41.6
52% 38 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
67% 0.87 MB/s
1.5TB free, PID 3300
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 41 42 42 42 42 MB/s
Read 39.7
Write 41.2
Mixed 20.3
SusWrite 41.3
48% 35.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
30% 0.5 MB/s
451GB free, PID 3300
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 42 42 42 42 42 MB/s
Read 32.5
Write 38.7
Mixed 18.8
SusWrite 41.5
45% 32.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
30% 0.5 MB/s
375GB free, PID 3300
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 32 32 32 32 31 31 MB/s
Read 36.7
Write 29.9
Mixed 17.4
SusWrite 31.6
38% 28.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
30% 0.5 MB/s
584GB free, PID 3300
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 38 39 39 38 38 MB/s
Read 14
Write 20.5
Mixed 11.3
SusWrite 38.5
31% 21.1 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.7
58% 0.87 MB/s
1TB free, PID 3300
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 19 19 19 19 19 20 MB/s
Read 30.3
Write 23.7
Mixed 21.1
SusWrite 19.2
31% 23.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
67% 0.87 MB/s
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