Average Bench: 82.3% (74th of 1015)

Based on 441 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 17.7% 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 0.56MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 146MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate IronWolf 1TB (2016) is 45%. 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 87.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.39MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 441 samples)
Min Avg Max
92.6 Read 146 174
93.7 Write 143 173
45.9 Mixed 87.3 147
72.4 SusWrite 140 177
94.8% 129 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.73 0.9
1 4K Write 1.39 2
0.13 4K Mixed 0.56 0.9
119% 0.89 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
927GB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 173 173 173 173 172 MB/s
Read 171
Write 169
Mixed 79.2
SusWrite 172
108% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
154% 1.07 MB/s
834GB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 155 154 158 155 161 MB/s
Read 154
Write 159
Mixed 70.2
SusWrite 157
99% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
131% 0.9 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,604,794 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $65 @ launch in Sep '16
AmazonUS $601 month
NeweggUS $605 days
EbayUS $7044 secs
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Typical IronWolf 1TB (2016) Builds (Compare 2,957 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 36%
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Desktop
Desktop 52%
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Workstation
Workstation 37%
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Motherboard: Asrock 970A-G/3.1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $313

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