Average Bench: 108% (216th of 1058)

Based on 814 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate BarraCuda 120 SSD ZA2000CM10003

Outstanding average bench

The Seagate BarraCuda 120 SSD ZA2000CM10003 2TB averaged 7.7% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate BarraCuda 120 SSD ZA2000CM10003 2TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 249MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 45.4MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate BarraCuda 120 SSD ZA2000CM10003 2TB is 53.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate BarraCuda 120 SSD ZA2000CM10003 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 250MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 476MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 814 samples)
Min Avg Max
367 Read 476 515
372 Write 459 500
362 Mixed 434 482
370 SusWrite 454 498
103% 456 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.6 4K Read 31.2 43.9
54 4K Write 98.4 133
22.5 4K Mixed 45.4 64.4
158% 58.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
39.3 DQ Read 250 389
138 DQ Write 288 371
66.1 DQ Mixed 249 379
193% 263 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
981GB free
Firmware: STZSE014
SusWrite @10s intervals: 494 493 490 489 493 491 MB/s
Read 510
Write 484
Mixed 479
SusWrite 491
111% 491 MB/s
4K Read 41.1
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 62.9
212% 78.1 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 352
264% 351 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: STRSD013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 494 493 494 494 496 495 MB/s
Read 513
Write 498
Mixed 477
SusWrite 494
112% 496 MB/s
4K Read 41.5
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 61.5
204% 73.9 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 370
DQ Mixed 377
284% 378 MB/s
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: STZSE015
SusWrite @10s intervals: 470 487 488 486 489 488 MB/s
Read 505
Write 482
Mixed 451
SusWrite 485
108% 481 MB/s
4K Read 39.7
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 58.2
190% 67.3 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 356
DQ Mixed 368
277% 369 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: STZSE014
SusWrite @10s intervals: 496 498 496 496 497 496 MB/s
Read 505
Write 471
Mixed 442
SusWrite 496
108% 479 MB/s
4K Read 40.8
4K Write 96.7
4K Mixed 55
184% 64.2 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 359
270% 360 MB/s
127GB free (System drive)
Firmware: STQSC012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 442 445 443 438 375 335 MB/s
Read 502
Write 451
Mixed 460
SusWrite 413
103% 456 MB/s
4K Read 41.2
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 57.6
191% 67.2 MB/s
DQ Read 222
DQ Write 188
DQ Mixed 203
153% 204 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: STRSD013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 410 425 410 404 405 442 MB/s
Read 451
Write 426
Mixed 413
SusWrite 416
96% 426 MB/s
4K Read 35.6
4K Write 77.7
4K Mixed 47
155% 53.4 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 347
262% 350 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,508,102 SSDs tested.

Typical BarraCuda 120 SSD ZA2000CM10003 2TB Builds (Compare 1,744 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine

System: PC Amd Am4 Gen3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $780

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