Average Bench: 79.8% (84th of 1015)

more Based on 1,210 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 0.77MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 142MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate IronWolf 1TB (2016) is 46.7%. 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 68MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.36MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,210 samples)
Min Avg Max
88.6 Read 142 172
92.6 Write 141 169
45.2 Mixed 68 80.8
73.9 SusWrite 136 171
89% 122 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 0.77 0.9
1 4K Write 1.36 1.9
0.5 4K Mixed 0.77 0.9
143% 0.97 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: 161 172 174 173 174 174 MB/s
Read 168
Write 161
Mixed 82.8
SusWrite 171
107% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.93 MB/s
432GB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 136 136 136 136 134 MB/s
Read 126
Write 131
Mixed 70.2
SusWrite 135
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
159% 1.03 MB/s
459GB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 115 116 115 115 115 MB/s
Read 139
Write 144
Mixed 73.2
SusWrite 115
86% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 0.97 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,959,271 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $65 @ launch in Sep '16
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AmazonUS $643 months
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Typical IronWolf 1TB (2016) Builds (Compare 47,805 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 98%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $121

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $974

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