Average Bench: 82.1% (60th of 979)

Based on 12 user benchmarks.  Models: ST3000VN007-2E4166, ST3000VN 007-2E4166

Very good average bench

The Seagate IronWolf 3TB (2016) averaged just 17.9% 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 Read Speed 151MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 125MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate IronWolf 3TB (2016) is 41.5%. 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 0.19MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.64MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12 samples)
Min Avg Max
113 Read 151 175
66.2 Write 135 163
61.3 Mixed 125 153
103% 137 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.58 4K Read 0.64 0.68
0.33 4K Write 1.47 1.86
0.15 4K Mixed 0.19 0.21
74.7% 0.77 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3TB free
Firmware: SC60 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 175
Write 163
Mixed 153
123% 163 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.77
4K Mixed 0.18
78% 0.86 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 146
Write 149
Mixed 144
110% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 1.65
4K Mixed 0.18
74% 0.8 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: SC60 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 146
Write 147
Mixed 142
109% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.86
4K Mixed 0.21
85% 0.91 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: SC60 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 145
Write 131
Mixed 117
98% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.2
79% 0.82 MB/s
126GB free
Firmware: SC60 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 113
Write 66.2
Mixed 61.3
60% 80.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.44
4K Mixed 0.19
54% 0.41 MB/s
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Typical IronWolf 3TB (2016) Builds (Compare 53 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI H67MA-E35(B3)(MS-7680)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $180

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