Average Bench: 88.4% (37th of 1010)

Based on 109 user benchmarks.  Models: ST8000VN0022-2EL112, ST8000VN ST8000VN0022-2EL, Seagate ST8000VN0022-2EL, ST8000VN 0022-2EL112, ST8000VN0022-2EL

Very good average bench

The Seagate IronWolf 8TB (2016) averaged just 11.5% 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 2.84MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.83MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate IronWolf 8TB (2016) is 72%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Seagate IronWolf 8TB (2016) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 142MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 147MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 109 samples)
Min Avg Max
37.9 Read 155 217
38.7 Write 147 201
24.8 Mixed 126 192
47.5 SusWrite 142 226
106% 143 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.23 4K Read 2.84 7.06
0.57 4K Write 2.83 4.29
0.15 4K Mixed 0.42 1.17
217% 2.03 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 11,250,268 HDDs tested.

 Prices

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Typical IronWolf 8TB (2016) Builds (Compare 6,130 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII RANGER - $92

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $1,022

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