Average Bench: 79% (86th of 1015)

more Based on 1,633 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 20.9% 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 141MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate IronWolf 1TB (2016) is 55.1%. 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 66.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.35MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,633 samples)
Min Avg Max
74.4 Read 141 174
75.2 Write 139 171
37.2 Mixed 66.6 79.5
76.6 SusWrite 134 173
87.8% 120 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 0.77 0.9
1.01 4K Write 1.35 1.9
0.5 4K Mixed 0.76 0.9
141% 0.96 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
796GB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 159 163 161 166 163 MB/s
Read 168
Write 164
Mixed 72.8
SusWrite 162
103% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 0.97 MB/s
821GB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 162 162 161 160 162 MB/s
Read 170
Write 161
Mixed 75.7
SusWrite 155
103% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
133% 0.9 MB/s
831GB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 156 159 159 159 160 MB/s
Read 150
Write 149
Mixed 64.6
SusWrite 158
95% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
152% 1.03 MB/s
428GB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 101 129 139 138 139 MB/s
Read 41.4
Write 42.2
Mixed 19.9
SusWrite 127
42% 57.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.4
62% 0.37 MB/s
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 Prices

MSRP ≈ $65 @ launch in Sep '16
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Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 95%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,055

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