Average Bench: 83.6% (53rd of 984)

more Based on 23,365 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 16.3% 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 5.09MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.67MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB is 41.8%. 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 0.69MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 134MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 23,365 samples)
Min Avg Max
91.8 Read 134 189
110 Write 156 191
82.5 Mixed 123 155
103% 138 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.36 4K Read 0.69 0.91
1.78 4K Write 5.09 5.65
0.2 4K Mixed 0.67 1.02
198% 2.15 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
774GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 199
Write 176
Mixed 140
128% 172 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 5.43
4K Mixed 0.96
244% 2.42 MB/s
755GB free
Firmware: CC62 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 139
Write 165
Mixed 139
111% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.86
4K Write 5.28
4K Mixed 1.01
246% 2.38 MB/s
425GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 136
Write 164
Mixed 129
107% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 5.27
4K Mixed 0.57
191% 2.19 MB/s
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Desktop 54%
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Workstation 43%
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Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693) - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $649

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The results give you greatly improved boot times...

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Liked

6 months ago.

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


Excellent

9 months ago.

Good performance for the price!


Liked

13 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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8 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

2 years ago.

Fills the gap between HDD and SSD. Nice compromise.


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