Average Bench: 91.8% (28th of 1010)

Based on 118 user benchmarks.  Models: ST8000VN0022-2EL112, ST8000VN ST8000VN0022-2EL, Seagate ST8000VN0022-2EL, ST8000VN 0022-2EL112, ST8000VN0022-2EL

Excellent average bench

The Seagate IronWolf 8TB (2016) averaged just 8.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate IronWolf 8TB (2016) near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 2.77MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 3.1MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate IronWolf 8TB (2016) is 57.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate IronWolf 8TB (2016) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 146MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 156MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 118 samples)
Min Avg Max
94.1 Read 163 221
95 Write 156 203
32.2 Mixed 139 194
103 SusWrite 146 195
112% 151 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.26 4K Read 2.77 4.65
1.16 4K Write 3.1 4.36
0.2 4K Mixed 0.34 0.5
211% 2.07 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 10,074,020 HDDs tested.

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Typical IronWolf 8TB (2016) Builds (Compare 5,635 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII RANGER - $105

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,115

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