Average Bench: 13.6% (367th of 639)

Based on 2,316 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0bc2 PID 3300 Model: Seagate Desktop
Poor: 7%Average: 13.6% Great: 19%

Terrible average bench

The Seagate Desktop 2TB averaged 86.3% 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 0.59MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 32.3MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Desktop 2TB is just 11.3%. 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 31.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,316 samples)
Min Avg Max
12.5 Read 31.8 40
7.5 Write 30.5 41.2
12.5 Mixed 18.8 29.6
11.8 SusWrite 32.3 42.3
38.1% 28.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.71 1
0.3 4K Write 0.59 1.6
0.2 4K Mixed 0.49 1
39.5% 0.6 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
943GB free, PID 3300
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 42 42 42 41 42 MB/s
Read 39.3
Write 40.5
Mixed 19.2
SusWrite 41.6
47% 35.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
30% 0.5 MB/s
1TB free, PID 3300
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 28 28 28 29 29 29 MB/s
Read 30
Write 28.8
Mixed 25.8
SusWrite 28.7
38% 28.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
85% 1.07 MB/s
13GB free, PID 3300
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 40 40 40 40 40 MB/s
Read 37.4
Write 39
Mixed 18.1
SusWrite 39.7
45% 33.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
30% 0.5 MB/s
62GB free, PID 3300
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 40 40 40 40 40 MB/s
Read 33
Write 37.5
Mixed 19.3
SusWrite 40
44% 32.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
30% 0.5 MB/s
807GB free, PID 3300
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 26 28 34 40 40 40 MB/s
Read 37.6
Write 38.5
Mixed 18
SusWrite 34.6
43% 32.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
29% 0.47 MB/s
30GB free, PID 3300
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 21 19 20 19 19 19 MB/s
Read 37.3
Write 38.8
Mixed 28.5
SusWrite 19.7
41% 31.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
60% 0.8 MB/s
1TB free, PID 3300
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 MB/s
Read 1
Write 0.7
Mixed 0.7
SusWrite 0.6
1% 0.75 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
29% 0.4 MB/s
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