Average Bench: 55% (243rd of 979)

more Based on 11,117 user benchmarks.  Models: ST1000LM014-1EJ164, ST1000LM014-1EJ, ST1000LM014-1EJ164-SSHD-8GB, ST1000LM ST1000LM014-SSHD, ST1000LM014-1EJ164-SSHD, ST1000LM ST1000LM014-1EJ1, ST1000LM 014-1EJ164-SSHD, ST1000LM 014-1EJ164, ST1000LM014-1EJ1, ST1000LM014-SSHD, ST1000LM 014-1EJ164-S

The Laptop (9.5mm) SSHD from Seagate has a 64MB Cache and like its younger sibling (Laptop Thin) comes equipped with 8GB of MLC NAND Flash. Apart from capacity and dimensions the specs for the two siblings are identical. At less than a year old the Laptop SSHD is relatively new, but like its smaller sibling its performance is unbalanced and favours small file IO. With average sequential speeds of 95 MB/s the Laptop SSHD lags the group leaders by over 50% at sequential IO. Small file 4K performance averages around 2 MB/s which is far better. Overall the Seagate Laptop SSHDs performance profile is skewed strongly towards small file IO. This, the 9.5mm 1TB version does represent better value for money than its smaller capacity 500GB sibling but neither of the drives are particularly strong sequential performers. [Jan '14 HDrivePro]

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Average average bench

The Seagate Laptop SSHD 2.5" 1TB averaged 44.9% 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 Write Speed 4.52MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.51MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Laptop SSHD 2.5" 1TB is 27.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Seagate Laptop SSHD 2.5" 1TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 94.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 95.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,117 samples)
Min Avg Max
65.2 Read 94.9 120
66.2 Write 95.9 115
59.7 Mixed 89.1 111
70.2% 93.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.22 4K Read 0.55 0.74
0.68 4K Write 4.52 5.71
0.09 4K Mixed 0.51 0.8
163% 1.86 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
323GB free
Firmware: SM36 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 109
Write 98.2
Mixed 86.9
73% 97.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 5.36
4K Mixed 0.5
179% 2.15 MB/s
713GB free
Firmware: DEM7 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 81
Write 76.6
Mixed 75.2
58% 77.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.01
4K Write 0.33
4K Mixed 0.02
9% 0.12 MB/s
145GB free
Firmware: SM28 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 65.6
Write 69.6
Mixed 70.9
52% 68.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 5.49
4K Mixed 0.54
187% 2.21 MB/s
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 Prices

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 Comments

All-in-one design for simplicity and ease of installation...

Added 3 years ago.

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2 days ago.

Started having random failures after 1.5yrs with new laptop


Good

1 month ago.

тихо и быстро


Good

1 month ago.

So slow that my cursor stops responding during Windows Update.


Terrible

3 years ago.


Good

22 months ago.

Pathetic after using std 7200 drive


Good

13 months ago.

Excellent speed for my PS4 games load faster and less lag.


Below average

21 months ago.

It is no better or faster than the ailing HGST 1TB I replaced. I am truly disappointed in the speed. Windows Experience Index gave it a generous 5.9. The laptop did not boot any faster, nor did the applications launced any faster. In fact they seem a little slower.


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