Ironwolf is a 7200 RPM drive and its normal to have low humming or clicking sounds. However if your drive makes grinding or clanking noise, it may be failing. If you experience noise which you think is not normal, check in your NAS IHM report for any failure or reach us and we will help diagnose the drive
What is Seagate Ironwolf ?
Ironwolf is a Sub Brand of hard drives from Seagate which is designed to work with Network attached storage.
How to Install Seagate Ironwolf ?
Ironwolf drive ships as a bare drive in an antistatic bag. Installation depends on your NAS model. Mostly you will have to fix the drive to the NAS tray ( with screws or with strips for screwless models) and insert the tray in an appropriate bay. Installation is very easy and doesn't need any technical skill
Which is better - WD red or Seagate Ironwolf for Synology and QNAP
Both Red and Ironwolf are excellent drives. Most of the time deciding between Red and Ironwolf is either about pricing, or about your personal brand preference. We sell both and don't see any reason to recommend one over the other.
Which Ironwolf drives are SMR ?
None. As in July 2021, all Ironwolf drives are CMR drives.
What is Ironwolf Health Management (IHM)
IHM is like an advanced version of SMART. It keeps Monitoring your drive health, and keeps reporting to the NAS operating System. It means you are notified quickly about any impending failures. IHM works with Major NAS brands like QNAP, Synology, Asustor, QSAN, Terramaster and Thecus
Is ironwolf better than Exos ?
Exos is the highest grade Enterprise/ DataCenter drive. Exos costs more than ironwolf, has a higher reliability and a longer warranty ( +2 years compared to ironwolf). In these areas, Exos is better. However Ironwolf has IHM and Data Rescue which Exos doesn't
How is ironwolf different from Barracuda
Barracuda is a desktop grade drive and works best in Single drive Desktops 8 hours a day 5 days a week workload . Ironwolf is specifically designed for network attached storage and runs 24x7, there are further enhancements to make is suitable for multi bay operations. For Network attached storage , Ironwolf is recommended
Are ironwolf drives reliable
Drive Reliability is measured in MTBF ( mean time between failure). With 1 Million hours MTBF, Ironwolf is more reliable than Barracuda or other desktop drives Ironwolf is also covered with a 3 years limited warranty and Data Rescue . If you need higher reliability, go with Seagate Exos which has MTBF of 2.5 Million hours and 5 years limited warranty
What is The difference between Ironwolf and Ironwolf Pro ?
Ironwolf has 3 years limited warranty, Ironwolf Pro has 5 years limited Warranty.
Ironwolf pro also comes with a Rescue Plan.
What interface are Ironwolf Drives Available in ?
Seagate Ironwolf is available in SATA
What is the meaning of Limited Warranty ?
Limited warranty means that each passing year, you got partial value of your drives back. If its 3 years limited warranty, you get full replacement in first year, 75% value in second year and 50% Value in the third year.
What is the Highest Capacity of Seagate Ironwolf available?
As in 2021 , Highest capacity of ironwolf pro is 18TB and ironwolf is 12TB
Is seagate ironwolf good for gaming
It would work for gaming, but its optimized for NAS. For Gaming, you are better off with Seagate Firecuda.
Seagate T1 Parnter for UAE
DataCare LLC is a Top-Performing T1 partner for high-end Seagate hard drives like Ironwolf and Exos in the United Arab Emirates. High-end hard drives like Seagate Exos (SAS and SATA), Ironwolf, Ironwolf Pro and Skyhawk AI are our specialty. We integrate Seagate hard drives with products from Synology, QNAP, Asustor and Infortrend for a complete storage solution.
Stock availability of Seagate Seagate IronWolf 12TB Sata Hard Drive (ST12000VN0008)
We have a large inventory of Seagate Ironwolf, Exos and Skyhawk drives in the UAE and carry most of the fast-moving SKUs of these drives. We have always been the first to have access to large capacity hard drives (16, 18, 20 TB have always been first to us in the Middle East at the lowest prices). If the stock is not available, we can give you a firm delivery date.
Price Matching and Lowest Bulk Price for Seagate Seagate IronWolf 12TB Sata Hard Drive (ST12000VN0008)
The price listed on the website is the retail price intended for end users, but If you are an end user looking for a better price you can either email us or use the "Match My Price" service. Resellers can request for a special reseller price.
Free Shipping for Seagate Seagate IronWolf 12TB Sata Hard Drive (ST12000VN0008) in UAE
We Ship Seagate Seagate IronWolf 12TB Sata Hard Drive (ST12000VN0008) to Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Rest of the UAE free of cost. We have Export freight rates for this product also to Middle East including Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain and Oman. For African countries, our organized carriers tend to be expensive and we ask that you arrange shipping yourself. VAT Exceptions for export orders from the UAE are available if shipped from Jebel Ali or if your carrier issues proper export documentation.
256 MB Cache, 7200 RPM, CMR
Designed For NAS
3 Years Limited Warranty
Seagate Ironwolf are Designed specially for NAS environment.
The Power of Agility for Home, SOHO, and SMB NAS Enclosures
IronWolf is designed for everything NAS. Get used to tough, ready, and scalable 247 performance that can handle multi-drive environments across a wide range of capacities.
The IronWolf HDD is a best-fit for the following applications with a user workload rating of 180 TB/year:
1- to 8-bay network attached storage (NAS) Desktop RAID and servers Multimedia server storage Private cloud
Be tough. Be ready.
Optimised for NAS with AgileArray, IronWolf enterprise-class hard drives are built to be always-on, always working in NAS enclosures with RAID up to 8 bays.
Home, SOHO, and SMB NAS
Tested and qualified by leading NAS vendors for compatibility.
Drive health monitoring
Automatically displays prevention, intervention, and recovery options.
AgileArray firmware delivers vibration tolerance for NAS
Manage all your data backup and streaming media needs.
Handle collaborative projects and workloads.
Optional Rescue Data Recovery Services plan.
Up to 16 TB
Up to 16 TB
Up to 12 TB
Up to 8
Up to 24
4 TB to 16 TB
4 TB to 16 TB
2 years included
Optimised for NAS with AgileArray. AgileArray is built for balance with Rotational Vibration (RV) sensors along with dual-plane balancing and RAID optimisation in multi-bay environments with the most advanced power management possible.
High performance means no lag times or downtime for users during high traffic time for the NAS. Seagate leads the competition with the highest performance in NAS-class drives.
Range of capacities up to 14 TB. More capacity options means more choices that will fit within the budget. Seagate provides a scalable solution for any NAS use-case scenario.
Do more with multi-user technology. Enables user workload rate of 180 TB/year. Multiple users can confidently upload and download data to the NAS server, knowing it can handle the workload, whether youre a creative professional or small business.