Average Bench: 82.8% (65th of 1010)

Based on 233 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 17.1% 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 0.39MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 148MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate IronWolf 1TB (2016) is 39.5%. 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 1.41MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 105MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 233 samples)
Min Avg Max
100 Read 148 174
97.1 Write 142 172
53.4 Mixed 105 153
68.6 SusWrite 137 178
98.2% 133 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.71 0.9
0.95 4K Write 1.41 2
0.12 4K Mixed 0.39 0.9
98.9% 0.84 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: 165 174 175 174 175 174 MB/s
Read 176
Write 174
Mixed 77.5
SusWrite 173
110% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 0.97 MB/s
928GB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 169 168 170 170 170 MB/s
Read 174
Write 164
Mixed 72.2
SusWrite 169
106% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1 MB/s
664GB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 159 160 161 161 161 MB/s
Read 158
Write 152
Mixed 69
SusWrite 159
98% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 0.97 MB/s
708GB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 126 129 133 133 133 MB/s
Read 155
Write 157
Mixed 75.8
SusWrite 131
95% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
133% 0.93 MB/s
508GB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 147 143 149 152 151 MB/s
Read 125
Write 120
Mixed 57.7
SusWrite 148
82% 113 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 19,573 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350-PLUS - $85

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $660

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