Average Bench: 79.8% (79th of 1015)

more Based on 1,419 user benchmarks.  Models: ST1000VN002-2EY102, ST1000VN002-2E4162, ST1000VN 002-2EY102, ST1000VN002-2EY1, ST1000VN 002-2E4162, ST1000VN002-2E41

Good average bench

The Seagate IronWolf 1TB (2016) averaged 20.2% 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 0.76MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 142MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate IronWolf 1TB (2016) is 49.8%. 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 67.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.37MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,419 samples)
Min Avg Max
86.4 Read 142 172
85.2 Write 141 171
38.3 Mixed 67.5 80.6
75.6 SusWrite 136 172
88.8% 122 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.59 4K Read 0.77 0.9
1 4K Write 1.37 2
0.5 4K Mixed 0.76 0.9
142% 0.97 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
853GB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 170 172 171 173 171 MB/s
Read 168
Write 169
Mixed 75.2
SusWrite 171
106% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 0.97 MB/s
665GB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 138 139 136 138 137 MB/s
Read 169
Write 156
Mixed 70.3
SusWrite 138
97% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
144% 1.13 MB/s
902GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 102 129 134 150 127 MB/s
Read 147
Write 149
Mixed 62.8
SusWrite 124
88% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.7
128% 0.8 MB/s
429GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 120 120 135 134 136 MB/s
Read 140
Write 134
Mixed 60.3
SusWrite 124
84% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
139% 0.97 MB/s
174GB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 140 138 141 141 141 MB/s
Read 92.3
Write 94.3
Mixed 63
SusWrite 140
72% 97.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
139% 1 MB/s
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 Prices

MSRP ≈ $65 @ launch in Sep '16
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Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 96%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $984

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