Average Bench: 73.5% (118th of 1015)

Based on 151 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 26.5% 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 4.43MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.8MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate IronWolf 8TB (2016) is 60.2%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Seagate IronWolf 8TB (2016) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 67MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 117MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 151 samples)
Min Avg Max
22.5 Read 117 219
31.5 Write 121 199
8 Mixed 67 108
58.3 SusWrite 137 231
80.9% 111 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 4.43 7.8
0.6 4K Write 2.66 4.3
0.3 4K Mixed 0.8 1.2
322% 2.63 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: SC61
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 204 204 205 205 207 MB/s
Read 119
Write 110
Mixed 73.2
SusWrite 204
92% 126 MB/s
4K Read 5.7
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.1
415% 3.27 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,605,679 HDDs tested.

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Typical IronWolf 8TB (2016) Builds (Compare 7,226 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
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Desktop
Desktop 85%
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Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII RANGER - $94

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $923

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