Average Bench: 84.3% (51st of 979)

more Based on 13,834 user benchmarks.  Models: ST1000DX001-1CM162, ST1000DX001-1NS162-SSHD, ST1000DX ST1000DX001-1CM, ST1000DX001-SSHD, ST1000DX ST1000DX001-SSHD, ST1000DX001-1CM, ST1000DX 001-SSHD-8GB, ST1000DX001-1NS162, ST1000DX ST1000DX001-1CM1, ST1000DX001-1NS1, ST1000DX 001-1NS162-S, ST1000DX ST1000DX001-1NS1, ST1000DX001-1CM162-SSHD, ST1000DX 001-1CM162-SSHD, ST1000DX 001-1NS162, ST1000DX 001, ST1000DX 001-1CM162, ST1000DX001-1CM1, Seagate ST1000DX001-1CM1, ST1000DX 001-1NS162-SSHD

The ST1000DX001 is a Solid State Hard Drive (SSHD). There is 8GB of MLC NAND flash built into this model which helps facilitate better performance than a purely mechanical drive. The peak sequential read /write speeds of 190 MB/s are around 10% higher than average for a mechanical drive, but no where near typical SSD speeds. We have seen peak 4k write speeds as high as 5.72 MB/s, which is very impressive and to date the highest 4k read speed is 1.24 MB/s which is less impressive but still above average for a top end mechanical drive. The performance increases attributable to the NAND flash are primarily noticeable in the area of small file performance and the Seagate offers only marginally better sequential performance than other mechanical 1TB hard drives. Overall the ST1000DX001 is a very solid performer and bests the group average by 30%. The larger 2TB version (ST2000DX001) has similar performance but represents even better value for money. [Feb '14 HDrivePro]

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Very good average bench

The Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB averaged just 15.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.65MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB is 38.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.68MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 137MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,834 samples)
Min Avg Max
91.3 Read 137 188
115 Write 156 191
78.1 Mixed 123 157
104% 139 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.37 4K Read 0.68 0.92
1.77 4K Write 5 5.67
0.19 4K Mixed 0.65 1.01
193% 2.11 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
524GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 186
Write 158
Mixed 137
120% 161 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 5.67
4K Mixed 0.56
196% 2.31 MB/s
163GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 158
Write 178
Mixed 118
113% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 4.47
4K Mixed 0.19
124% 1.71 MB/s
491GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 164
Write 167
Mixed 117
111% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.89
4K Write 5.78
4K Mixed 1
255% 2.56 MB/s
676GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 114
Write 187
Mixed 154
115% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 5.37
4K Mixed 0.95
242% 2.4 MB/s
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Desktop
Desktop 54%
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Workstation
Workstation 43%
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Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693) - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $641

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The results give you greatly improved boot times...

Added 3 years ago.

Liked

18 days ago.

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Great R/W speed, quiet, fast and responsive 8/10 and great value for money.—Sep '14


Excellent

1 month ago.

Good performance for the price!


Liked

5 months ago.

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lol, I got the third best ranked user benchmark of this cool & speedy Seagate SSHD!—Nov '14


Disliked

25 days ago.

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Super fast like an F1 car, reliable SSHD! hybrid is like a beast—Nov '14


Excellent

3 years ago.


Poor

19 months ago.

Fills the gap between HDD and SSD. Nice compromise.


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