Average Bench: 81.7% (65th of 984)

Based on 94 user benchmarks.  Models: ST3000VN007-2E4166, ST3000VN 007-2E4166

Very good average bench

The Seagate IronWolf 3TB (2016) averaged just 18.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate IronWolf 3TB (2016) near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 129MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 148MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate IronWolf 3TB (2016) is 43.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate IronWolf 3TB (2016) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.18MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.63MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 94 samples)
Min Avg Max
94.2 Read 148 171
61.7 Write 137 166
60.9 Mixed 129 153
104% 138 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.43 4K Read 0.63 0.71
0.84 4K Write 1.55 1.84
0.13 4K Mixed 0.18 0.22
75.1% 0.79 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: SC60 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 164
Write 155
Mixed 132
113% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.62
4K Mixed 0.2
79% 0.82 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: SC60 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 163
Write 155
Mixed 140
114% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.2
81% 0.83 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: SC60 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 153
Write 142
Mixed 146
111% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.03
4K Mixed 0.16
60% 0.58 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: SC60 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 147
Write 136
Mixed 145
108% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.14
69% 0.77 MB/s
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Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z87X-UD3H-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,045

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