Average Bench: 75.2% (106th of 1002)

Based on 5,752 user benchmarks.  Models: ST4000DX001-1CE168, ST4000DX ST4000DX001-1CE1, ST4000DX 001-1CE168, ST4000DX001-1CE1

Good average bench

The Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB averaged 24.7% 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 5.09MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.59MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB is 37%. 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 0.61MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 121MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,752 samples)
Min Avg Max
78.8 Read 121 168
101 Write 140 167
75.9 Mixed 112 138
93.3% 124 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.39 4K Read 0.61 0.75
3.05 4K Write 5.09 5.53
0.33 4K Mixed 0.59 0.81
186% 2.1 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 167
Write 147
Mixed 121
108% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 0.63
194% 2.18 MB/s
942GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 98.3
Write 120
Mixed 89.1
77% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 5.27
4K Mixed 0.55
181% 2.12 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 95.8
Write 116
Mixed 103
79% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 5.28
4K Mixed 0.48
175% 2.11 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 77.7
Write 133
Mixed 74.1
71% 94.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 5.47
4K Mixed 0.56
183% 2.16 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,216,749 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $169 @ launch in Aug '13
AmazonUS $2002 months
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Typical Desktop SSHD 4TB Builds (Compare 11,879 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,294

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 Comments

Performance, capacity, affordable...

Added 3 years ago.

Good

11 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

21 months ago.

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


Good

2 years ago.

Big, not very expensive, and not too slow


Good

2 years ago.

i really like it


Good

8 months ago.

Just storing, not loading OS.


Poor

2 years ago.

Incredibly noisy.


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