Average Bench: 75.5% (110th of 1015)

Based on 103 user benchmarks.  Models: ST8000VN0022-2EL112, ST8000VN ST8000VN0022-2EL, Seagate ST8000VN0022-2EL, ST8000VN 0022-2EL112, ST8000VN0022-2EL

Good average bench

The Seagate IronWolf 8TB (2016) averaged 24.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate IronWolf 8TB (2016) near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 5.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.86MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate IronWolf 8TB (2016) is 57.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate IronWolf 8TB (2016) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 76.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 126MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 103 samples)
Min Avg Max
11 Read 126 219
52 Write 127 217
38.5 Mixed 76.7 109
71.2 SusWrite 135 231
85.2% 116 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.7 4K Read 5.4 7.9
0.6 4K Write 2.74 4.9
0 4K Mixed 0.86 1.2
371% 3 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,136,109 HDDs tested.

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Typical IronWolf 8TB (2016) Builds (Compare 7,781 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 88%
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Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 58%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII RANGER - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,050

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