Average Bench: 82% (73rd of 1002)

Based on 279 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000VN004-2E4164, ST2000VN004-2E41

Very good average bench

The Seagate IronWolf 2TB (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 2TB (2016) near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 148MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 127MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate IronWolf 2TB (2016) is 32.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Seagate IronWolf 2TB (2016) performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.17MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 279 samples)
Min Avg Max
106 Read 148 170
103 Write 138 162
78.9 Mixed 127 150
103% 138 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.45 4K Read 0.6 0.69
1.17 4K Write 1.5 1.77
0.12 4K Mixed 0.17 0.22
72.2% 0.76 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 157
Write 157
Mixed 95.4
101% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.54
4K Mixed 0.2
71% 0.74 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: SC60 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 174
Write 136
Mixed 147
115% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 1.38
4K Mixed 0.2
73% 0.72 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: SC60 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 149
Write 157
Mixed 120
106% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.57
4K Mixed 0.17
75% 0.79 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: SC60 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 152
Write 147
Mixed 127
106% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.15
70% 0.77 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 156
Write 142
Mixed 137
109% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.17
68% 0.73 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: SC60 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 139
Write 126
Mixed 123
97% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.47
4K Mixed 0.19
75% 0.77 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: SC60 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 133
Write 130
Mixed 133
100% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 1.56
4K Mixed 0.12
59% 0.69 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: SC60 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 136
Write 109
Mixed 68
77% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 0.48
4K Mixed 0.11
36% 0.31 MB/s
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Typical IronWolf 2TB (2016) Builds (Compare 1,031 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
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Desktop
Desktop 111%
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Workstation
Workstation 100%
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Motherboard: Asrock X99 Taichi

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 112% - Outstanding Total price: $1,145

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