Average Bench: 84.2% (67th of 1010)

Based on 153 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 15.8% 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 124MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate IronWolf 1TB (2016) is 29.5%. 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 0.21MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.41MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 153 samples)
Min Avg Max
118 Read 151 172
106 Write 143 167
69.4 Mixed 124 155
115 SusWrite 144 178
104% 141 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.38 4K Read 0.69 0.89
0.95 4K Write 1.41 1.98
0.11 4K Mixed 0.21 0.7
78.1% 0.77 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
741GB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 165 166 166 166 166 MB/s
Read 168
Write 167
Mixed 74.7
SusWrite 166
105% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
142% 0.93 MB/s
903GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 161 162 168 174 166 MB/s
Read 162
Write 159
Mixed 69.7
SusWrite 161
101% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
133% 0.9 MB/s
711GB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 160 164 167 167 164 MB/s
Read 160
Write 160
Mixed 77.2
SusWrite 161
102% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
155% 1.17 MB/s
737GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 105 99 128 150 161 MB/s
Read 160
Write 158
Mixed 77.8
SusWrite 124
95% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
133% 0.93 MB/s
875GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 112 66 124 143 138 MB/s
Read 148
Write 150
Mixed 68.3
SusWrite 115
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
131% 0.9 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $65 @ launch in Sep '16
AmazonUS $6029 mins
EbayUS $6038 mins
NeweggUS $601 hr
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Typical IronWolf 1TB (2016) Builds (Compare 1,025 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $715

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