Average Bench: 84% (63rd of 1002)

Based on 126 user benchmarks.  Models: ST1000VN002-2EY102, ST1000VN002-2E4162, ST1000VN 002-2EY102, ST1000VN 002-2E4162, ST1000VN002-2E41

Very good average bench

The Seagate IronWolf 1TB (2016) averaged just 15.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate IronWolf 1TB (2016) near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 151MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 128MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate IronWolf 1TB (2016) is 30.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Seagate IronWolf 1TB (2016) performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.17MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.41MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 126 samples)
Min Avg Max
118 Read 151 171
102 Write 142 167
83.3 Mixed 128 155
105% 140 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.37 4K Read 0.67 0.89
0.87 4K Write 1.41 1.98
0.11 4K Mixed 0.17 0.22
73.3% 0.75 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
703GB free
Firmware: SC60 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 156
Write 156
Mixed 138
113% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.89
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.2
82% 0.76 MB/s
728GB free
Firmware: SC60 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 152
Write 158
Mixed 149
115% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.24
4K Mixed 0.18
75% 0.73 MB/s
874GB free
Firmware: SC60 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 145
Write 128
Mixed 128
101% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.19
4K Mixed 0.15
70% 0.69 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $65 @ launch in Sep '16
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Typical IronWolf 1TB (2016) Builds (Compare 893 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI B250 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $743

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