Average Bench: 82.4% (77th of 1010)

Based on 386 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000VN004-2E4164, ST2000VN004-2E41

Very good average bench

The Seagate IronWolf 2TB (2016) averaged just 17.6% 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. Sustained Write Speed 150MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 149MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate IronWolf 2TB (2016) is 32.2%. 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 0.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 386 samples)
Min Avg Max
109 Read 149 170
103 Write 138 161
73.4 Mixed 125 150
87.4 SusWrite 150 178
104% 140 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.44 4K Read 0.6 0.7
1.23 4K Write 1.51 1.78
0.13 4K Mixed 0.2 0.5
75.1% 0.77 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 176 175 179 180 180 MB/s
Read 179
Write 175
Mixed 79.7
SusWrite 178
112% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
127% 1.03 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 175 179 179 180 178 MB/s
Read 177
Write 168
Mixed 79.7
SusWrite 176
110% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
134% 1 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 170 170 165 168 168 MB/s
Read 162
Write 157
Mixed 76.3
SusWrite 168
103% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
136% 1.03 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 159 160 162 162 161 MB/s
Read 166
Write 156
Mixed 73
SusWrite 161
102% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 155 162 164 165 162 MB/s
Read 166
Write 151
Mixed 67.5
SusWrite 161
99% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
127% 1 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 167 170 168 166 159 MB/s
Read 156
Write 157
Mixed 75
SusWrite 167
101% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 0.97 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 116 111 153 156 150 MB/s
Read 150
Write 154
Mixed 73.3
SusWrite 134
94% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
126% 0.9 MB/s
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Typical IronWolf 2TB (2016) Builds (Compare 1,143 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
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Desktop
Desktop 110%
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Workstation
Workstation 99%
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Motherboard: Asrock X99 Taichi

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 115% - Outstanding Total price: $1,078

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