Average Bench: 82.5% (71st of 1010)

Based on 362 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 17.5% 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 0.52MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 147MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate IronWolf 1TB (2016) is 43.1%. 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 91.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.39MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 362 samples)
Min Avg Max
93.9 Read 147 174
93.7 Write 143 173
46 Mixed 91.4 148
72.6 SusWrite 139 177
95.7% 130 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.72 0.9
1 4K Write 1.39 2
0.13 4K Mixed 0.52 0.9
114% 0.88 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
930GB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 185 187 186 188 185 MB/s
Read 187
Write 182
Mixed 80.7
SusWrite 182
115% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
146% 1.17 MB/s
136GB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 112 116 115 115 115 MB/s
Read 99.7
Write 97.7
Mixed 57
SusWrite 114
68% 92.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
155% 1.17 MB/s
318GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 118 72 79 109 124 MB/s
Read 90.9
Write 109
Mixed 58.3
SusWrite 98.7
65% 89.1 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 15,714,779 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $65 @ launch in Sep '16
AmazonUS $6019 mins
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Typical IronWolf 1TB (2016) Builds (Compare 2,601 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asrock 970A-G/3.1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $279

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Intel Core i7-8700K $365Nvidia GTX 1070 $364Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $65
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $120Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $105
Intel Core i5-8600K $260Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $110SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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