Average Bench: 82.8% (65th of 1010)

Based on 614 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000VN004-2E4164, ST2000VN004-2E41

Very good average bench

The Seagate IronWolf 2TB (2016) averaged just 17.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate IronWolf 2TB (2016) near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.39MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 149MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate IronWolf 2TB (2016) is 41.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate IronWolf 2TB (2016) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.52MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 614 samples)
Min Avg Max
100 Read 148 175
96.1 Write 140 170
58.8 Mixed 102 149
87.8 SusWrite 149 177
99.2% 135 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.45 4K Read 0.6 0.7
1.2 4K Write 1.52 1.8
0.13 4K Mixed 0.39 0.7
96% 0.83 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 174 174 177 176 176 MB/s
Read 167
Write 159
Mixed 65
SusWrite 173
103% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 0.97 MB/s
940GB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 153 156 156 156 145 MB/s
Read 147
Write 151
Mixed 74.4
SusWrite 153
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.5
105% 0.8 MB/s
882GB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 153 154 153 155 154 MB/s
Read 143
Write 144
Mixed 73
SusWrite 153
94% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 0.97 MB/s
490GB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 97 99 101 96 98 MB/s
Read 144
Write 139
Mixed 71
SusWrite 98.3
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 0.97 MB/s
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Typical IronWolf 2TB (2016) Builds (Compare 966 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
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Desktop
Desktop 106%
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Workstation
Workstation 92%
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Motherboard: Asrock X99 Taichi

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $1,223

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