Average Bench: 78.7% (90th of 1015)

more Based on 142 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 21.3% 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 5.19MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.85MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate IronWolf 10TB (2016) is 87.3%. 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 78.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 127MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 142 samples)
Min Avg Max
30.5 Read 127 245
91.5 Write 140 227
39.9 Mixed 78.9 122
67.2 SusWrite 145 227
90.1% 123 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 5.19 8
1.4 4K Write 2.89 4.9
0.4 4K Mixed 0.85 1.4
364% 2.98 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
9.5TB free
Firmware: SC61
SusWrite @10s intervals: 222 228 226 236 229 223 MB/s
Read 245
Write 227
Mixed 107
SusWrite 227
147% 202 MB/s
4K Read 5.5
4K Write 4.8
4K Mixed 1.4
474% 3.9 MB/s
216GB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 126 124 127 126 127 MB/s
Read 119
Write 117
Mixed 79.3
SusWrite 126
81% 110 MB/s
4K Read 8
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1
502% 4.03 MB/s
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Typical IronWolf 10TB (2016) Builds (Compare 918 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
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Desktop
Desktop 83%
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Workstation
Workstation 130%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X399 AORUS Gaming 7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $1,741

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