Average Bench: 89.9% (30th of 983)

Based on 89 user benchmarks.  Models: ST4000VN008-2DR166, ST4000VN 008-2DR166, ST4000VN008-2DR1

Very good average bench

The Seagate IronWolf 4TB (2016) averaged just 10.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate IronWolf 4TB (2016) near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 159MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 155MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate IronWolf 4TB (2016) is 38.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate IronWolf 4TB (2016) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.68MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.26MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 89 samples)
Min Avg Max
113 Read 159 184
102 Write 155 178
78.1 Mixed 128 159
110% 147 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.37 4K Read 0.68 0.79
1.21 4K Write 1.9 2.24
0.2 4K Mixed 0.26 0.31
92.7% 0.95 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3.5TB free
Firmware: SC60 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5980 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 171
Write 170
Mixed 136
119% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 2.15
4K Mixed 0.28
101% 1.05 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: SC60 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5980 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 158
Write 127
Mixed 134
105% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 2.14
4K Mixed 0.29
102% 1.05 MB/s
337GB free
Firmware: SC60 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5980 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 111
Write 101
Mixed 98.1
78% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 1.49
4K Mixed 0.23
86% 0.83 MB/s
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Gaming 107%
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Desktop
Desktop 84%
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Workstation
Workstation 81%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX X99 GAMING - $354

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,393

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