Average Bench: 81.4% (73rd of 1015)

Based on 498 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 18.5% 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 0.64MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 145MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate IronWolf 1TB (2016) is 49.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate IronWolf 1TB (2016) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 78.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.37MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 498 samples)
Min Avg Max
87.1 Read 145 174
86.2 Write 142 174
42.8 Mixed 78.4 143
70.7 SusWrite 139 176
92.2% 126 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.74 0.9
1 4K Write 1.37 2
0.13 4K Mixed 0.64 0.9
128% 0.92 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
564GB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 144 145 146 146 146 MB/s
Read 167
Write 166
Mixed 76
SusWrite 145
101% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 0.93 MB/s
882GB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 147 151 151 150 145 MB/s
Read 152
Write 133
Mixed 74.5
SusWrite 148
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.93 MB/s
840GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 113 111 122 137 129 MB/s
Read 148
Write 148
Mixed 67
SusWrite 117
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
118% 0.83 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,135,373 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $65 @ launch in Sep '16
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Typical IronWolf 1TB (2016) Builds (Compare 3,251 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
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Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asrock 970A-G/3.1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Average Total price: $341

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Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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