Average Bench: 83.4% (66th of 1015)

Based on 1,100 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000VN004-2E4164, ST2000VN004-2E41

Very good average bench

The Seagate IronWolf 2TB (2016) averaged just 16.5% 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 0.67MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 146MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate IronWolf 2TB (2016) is 51.4%. 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 68MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.58MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,100 samples)
Min Avg Max
84.7 Read 146 178
83 Write 143 174
41.9 Mixed 68 78.5
75.5 SusWrite 145 177
91.7% 126 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.58 0.7
1.3 4K Write 1.57 1.8
0.4 4K Mixed 0.67 0.8
128% 0.94 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 183 187 185 185 185 MB/s
Read 184
Write 185
Mixed 84.4
SusWrite 185
117% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
134% 1 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 177 175 177 176 175 MB/s
Read 178
Write 163
Mixed 77
SusWrite 176
108% 148 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: 163 160 162 166 170 167 MB/s
Read 166
Write 162
Mixed 72.5
SusWrite 165
103% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
136% 1.03 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 161 160 162 162 161 MB/s
Read 166
Write 156
Mixed 72.5
SusWrite 160
101% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
127% 1 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 120 129 145 155 125 MB/s
Read 174
Write 151
Mixed 67.8
SusWrite 131
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
121% 0.93 MB/s
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Typical IronWolf 2TB (2016) Builds (Compare 1,254 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 109%
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Desktop
Desktop 105%
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Workstation
Workstation 90%
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Motherboard: Asrock X99 Taichi

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 116% - Outstanding Total price: $1,142

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