Average Bench: 83% (66th of 1010)

Based on 297 user benchmarks.  Models: ST1000VN002-2EY102, ST1000VN002-2E4162, ST1000VN 002-2EY102, ST1000VN 002-2E4162, ST1000VN002-2E41

Very good average bench

The Seagate IronWolf 1TB (2016) averaged just 17.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate IronWolf 1TB (2016) near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.47MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 148MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate IronWolf 1TB (2016) is 39%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate IronWolf 1TB (2016) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 96.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 297 samples)
Min Avg Max
100 Read 148 174
93.6 Write 143 172
48 Mixed 96.5 149
82.3 SusWrite 140 177
97% 132 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.45 4K Read 0.72 0.9
1 4K Write 1.4 2
0.12 4K Mixed 0.47 0.9
109% 0.87 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
931GB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 178 175 173 177 177 MB/s
Read 183
Write 180
Mixed 76.8
SusWrite 176
112% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
159% 1.03 MB/s
800GB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 171 170 171 171 171 MB/s
Read 174
Write 168
Mixed 80.5
SusWrite 171
108% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
142% 0.93 MB/s
931GB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 165 166 166 166 164 MB/s
Read 167
Write 162
Mixed 76.8
SusWrite 165
104% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 0.97 MB/s
930GB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 164 164 157 158 162 MB/s
Read 164
Write 161
Mixed 74
SusWrite 162
102% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
139% 1 MB/s
265GB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 83 75 81 83 85 MB/s
Read 160
Write 157
Mixed 78.1
SusWrite 80.2
87% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.93 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $65 @ launch in Sep '16
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Typical IronWolf 1TB (2016) Builds (Compare 2,334 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 37%
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Desktop
Desktop 53%
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Workstation
Workstation 38%
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Motherboard: Asrock 970A-G/3.1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $296

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