Average Bench: 74.9% (108th of 1015)

more Based on 347 user benchmarks.  Models: ST10000VN0004-1ZD101, ST10000VN000-3AK101, ST10000VN000-3AK, ST10000V ST10000VN0004-1Z, ST10000V N0004-2GS11L, ST10000VN0004-1Z, ST10000VN0004-2G, ST10000VN0004-2GS11L, ST10000V N000-3AK101

Good average bench

The Seagate IronWolf 10TB (2016) averaged 25.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 4.86MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.87MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate IronWolf 10TB (2016) is 78.8%. 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 75.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 124MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 347 samples)
Min Avg Max
10 Read 124 220
16.7 Write 126 211
7.5 Mixed 75.4 118
44.5 SusWrite 135 233
84.5% 115 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 4.86 7.9
0 4K Write 2.78 4.3
0.2 4K Mixed 0.87 1.3
351% 2.84 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
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Typical IronWolf 10TB (2016) Builds (Compare 8,541 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
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Gaming 114%
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Desktop 101%
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Workstation
Workstation 105%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte Z390 AORUS PRO - $194

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 119% - Outstanding Total price: $779

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