Average Bench: 83.2% (65th of 1010)

Based on 199 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 16.7% 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. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.33MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 149MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate IronWolf 1TB (2016) is 34.4%. 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 Write Speed 1.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 199 samples)
Min Avg Max
104 Read 149 173
98.8 Write 142 171
55.7 Mixed 111 153
80.2 SusWrite 138 176
99.8% 135 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.38 4K Read 0.7 0.9
0.98 4K Write 1.4 2
0.12 4K Mixed 0.33 0.9
92% 0.81 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
590GB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 162 162 162 162 162 MB/s
Read 150
Write 149
Mixed 59.8
SusWrite 162
95% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
159% 1.03 MB/s
490GB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 95 95 97 97 95 MB/s
Read 154
Write 154
Mixed 73
SusWrite 95.6
87% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
133% 0.9 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 11,258,322 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $65 @ launch in Sep '16
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Typical IronWolf 1TB (2016) Builds (Compare 17,725 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350-PLUS - $85

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $731

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