Average Bench: 76.2% (84th of 979)

Based on 2,711 user benchmarks.  Models: ST4000DX001-1CE168, ST4000DX ST4000DX001-1CE1, ST4000DX 001-1CE168, ST4000DX001-1CE1

Good average bench

The Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB averaged 23.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 5.14MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.61MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB is 39.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.62MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 124MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,711 samples)
Min Avg Max
78.5 Read 124 170
95.4 Write 141 168
77.8 Mixed 112 137
94.1% 125 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.37 4K Read 0.62 0.75
3.96 4K Write 5.14 5.52
0.35 4K Mixed 0.61 0.81
189% 2.12 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3.5TB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 172
Write 157
Mixed 118
111% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 5.42
4K Mixed 0.56
190% 2.21 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 136
Write 139
Mixed 96.5
92% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 0.75
209% 2.22 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 103
Write 169
Mixed 127
100% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 5.39
4K Mixed 0.81
221% 2.32 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC44 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 113
Write 133
Mixed 113
90% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 0.56
177% 2.09 MB/s
432GB free
Firmware: CC44 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 94.1
Write 126
Mixed 87
76% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 5.45
4K Mixed 0.35
160% 2.09 MB/s
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 Prices

NeweggUS ST4000DX001 $169.993 months ago.
AmazonUS $181.971 month ago.
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Typical Desktop SSHD 4TB Builds (Compare 2,550 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 101%
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Desktop
Desktop 109%
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Workstation
Workstation 95%
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Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE V EXTREME - $450

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,927

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 Comments

Performance, capacity, affordable...

Added 2 years ago.

Good

3 months ago.

ok


Poor

7 months ago.

I own one, complete rubbish crashes fails.... its going in the bin when i manage to recover my data. This has completely put me off buy any further seagate products


Poor

8 months ago.

after 1,5 year 1 of my 2 these disks have bad sectors


Good

12 months ago.

Big, not very expensive, and not too slow


Good

12 months ago.

i really like it


Poor

12 months ago.

Incredibly noisy.


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