Average Bench: 86.2% (47th of 995)

Based on 7,064 user benchmarks.  Models: ST1000DX002-2DV162, ST1000DX002-2DV1, Seagate ST1000DX002-2DV1, ST1000DX 002-2DV162, ST1000DX ST1000DX002-2DV1

Very good average bench

The Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016) averaged just 13.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016) near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 4.84MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.65MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016) is 39.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.69MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 135MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 7,064 samples)
Min Avg Max
94.2 Read 135 189
123 Write 165 195
86.9 Mixed 127 158
106% 142 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.37 4K Read 0.69 0.89
1.5 4K Write 4.84 5.45
0.16 4K Mixed 0.65 1.01
191% 2.06 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
533GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 167
Write 156
Mixed 151
119% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 2.77
4K Mixed 0.31
114% 1.25 MB/s
802GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 126
Write 186
Mixed 127
110% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.85
4K Write 5.36
4K Mixed 1
245% 2.4 MB/s
795GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 136
Write 165
Mixed 126
107% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 5.34
4K Mixed 0.7
200% 2.2 MB/s
616GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 134
Write 153
Mixed 114
100% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 5.35
4K Mixed 0.44
170% 2.1 MB/s
360GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 119
Write 136
Mixed 102
89% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.21
4K Write 5.15
4K Mixed 0.11
116% 1.82 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,301,097 HDDs tested.


Approx. $80 @ launch in Sep '16
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Typical FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016) Builds (Compare 9,769 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 73%
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34) - $97

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $922

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The fastest PC hard drive....

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1 month ago.

I use this for gaming, and it works great.


5 months ago.

@USA-User I would like to see how you stuff this 3.5 drive to your laptop :D


6 months ago.

speed and nice price

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