Average Bench: 78.6% (87th of 1015)

more Based on 72 user benchmarks.  Models: ST10000VN0004-1ZD101, ST10000V ST10000VN0004-1Z, ST10000V N0004-2GS11L, ST10000VN0004-1Z, ST10000VN0004-2G, ST10000VN0004-2GS11L

Good average bench

The Seagate IronWolf 10TB (2016) averaged 21.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate IronWolf 10TB (2016) near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 5.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.93MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate IronWolf 10TB (2016) is 64.6%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Seagate IronWolf 10TB (2016) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 70.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 131MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 72 samples)
Min Avg Max
53 Read 132 202
80.7 Write 131 187
26.2 Mixed 70.4 104
28.7 SusWrite 140 216
86.6% 118 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 5.2 7.9
1.1 4K Write 2.67 4.6
0.4 4K Mixed 0.93 1.5
370% 2.93 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
175GB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 153 152 153 154 151 MB/s
Read 124
Write 129
Mixed 89
SusWrite 153
91% 124 MB/s
4K Read 7.5
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1.1
494% 3.93 MB/s
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Typical IronWolf 10TB (2016) Builds (Compare 21,405 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
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Desktop
Desktop 77%
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Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $990

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