Average Bench: 84.5% (48th of 979)

more Based on 13,761 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 15.4% 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 5.05MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.65MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB is 43.9%. 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 138MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,761 samples)
Min Avg Max
95 Read 138 191
106 Write 156 190
84.9 Mixed 125 157
105% 140 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.36 4K Read 0.68 0.92
1.85 4K Write 5.05 5.68
0.17 4K Mixed 0.65 1.01
194% 2.13 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
525GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 134
Write 172
Mixed 134
110% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 5.4
4K Mixed 0.6
200% 2.26 MB/s
930GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 102
Write 193
Mixed 151
112% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.83
4K Write 5.39
4K Mixed 1.02
248% 2.41 MB/s
67GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 109
Write 146
Mixed 122
95% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 5.5
4K Mixed 0.66
201% 2.26 MB/s
66GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 112
Write 138
Mixed 119
92% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 5.31
4K Mixed 0.75
207% 2.22 MB/s
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Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693) - $103

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The results give you greatly improved boot times...

Added 3 years ago.

Liked

21 days ago.

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


Excellent

7 days ago.

Good performance for the price!


Liked

4 months ago.

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


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2 months 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

18 months ago.

Fills the gap between HDD and SSD. Nice compromise.


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