Average Bench: 84% (61st of 1010)

Based on 786 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000VN004-2E4164, ST2000VN004-2E41

Very good average bench

The Seagate IronWolf 2TB (2016) averaged just 16.0% 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 0.62MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 148MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate IronWolf 2TB (2016) is 48.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate IronWolf 2TB (2016) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 75.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.59MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 786 samples)
Min Avg Max
85.6 Read 148 179
84.1 Write 144 173
52.4 Mixed 75.8 138
81.4 SusWrite 146 178
94% 128 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.59 0.7
1.3 4K Write 1.58 1.8
0.18 4K Mixed 0.62 0.8
123% 0.93 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: 177 180 181 180 181 179 MB/s
Read 176
Write 176
Mixed 73.8
SusWrite 180
110% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
136% 1.03 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 179 179 179 178 178 MB/s
Read 174
Write 164
Mixed 81.5
SusWrite 179
109% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 0.97 MB/s
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 119 143 153 155 146 MB/s
Read 158
Write 159
Mixed 71.2
SusWrite 141
97% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
124% 0.87 MB/s
847GB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 139 140 140 139 140 MB/s
Read 99
Write 98.8
Mixed 56
SusWrite 139
72% 98.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
258GB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 98 98 100 99 99 MB/s
Read 114
Write 106
Mixed 66.7
SusWrite 99.1
71% 96.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
128% 0.93 MB/s
507GB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 25 24 27 24 27 24 MB/s
Read 109
Write 24.2
Mixed 49
SusWrite 24.9
38% 51.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.4
80% 0.6 MB/s
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Typical IronWolf 2TB (2016) Builds (Compare 1,074 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 90%
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Motherboard: Asrock X99 Taichi

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $1,246

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