Average Bench: 73.5% (117th of 1010)

Based on 6,670 user benchmarks.  Models: ST4000DX001-1CE168, ST4000DX ST4000DX001-1CE1, ST4000DX 001-1CE168, ST4000DX001-1CE1, ST4000DX001-1NS164

Good average bench

The Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB averaged 26.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 1.06MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 5.04MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB is 40.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 85.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 117MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,670 samples)
Min Avg Max
68 Read 117 164
82.5 Write 130 164
24.7 Mixed 85.5 135
81.6 SusWrite 137 171
86.5% 118 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.38 4K Read 0.78 1.3
3.5 4K Write 5.04 5.51
0.36 4K Mixed 1.06 2.3
244% 2.29 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3.5TB free
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 159 157 160 159 159 MB/s
Read 164
Write 124
Mixed 60.8
SusWrite 159
92% 127 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 4.8
4K Mixed 2.2
379% 2.7 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 170 171 168 170 167 MB/s
Read 125
Write 132
Mixed 26
SusWrite 169
82% 113 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 1.8
336% 2.63 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 132 131 132 130 122 MB/s
Read 131
Write 124
Mixed 58.5
SusWrite 130
81% 111 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 2.2
389% 2.8 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 121 120 122 122 122 MB/s
Read 111
Write 145
Mixed 29.5
SusWrite 122
74% 102 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 1.8
342% 2.7 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 10,176,083 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $169 @ launch in Aug '13
AmazonUS $2004 months
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Typical Desktop SSHD 4TB Builds (Compare 13,052 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $1,217

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 Comments

Performance, capacity, affordable...

Added 3 years ago.

Good

13 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

23 months ago.

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


Good

2 years ago.

i really like it


Good

10 months ago.

Just storing, not loading OS.


Poor

2 years ago.

Incredibly noisy.


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