Average Bench: 53.8% (282nd of 1002)

more Based on 24,080 user benchmarks.  Models: ST1000LM014-1EJ164, ST1000LM014-1EJ, ST1000LM014-1EJ164-SSHD-8GB, ST1000LM ST1000LM014-SSHD, ST1000LM ST1000LM014-1EJ, 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]

ADVERTISEMENT

Average average bench

The Seagate Laptop SSHD 2.5" 1TB averaged 46.1% 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 4.46MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.49MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Laptop SSHD 2.5" 1TB is 27.1%. 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 92.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 94MB/s
ADVERTISEMENT

Average Bench

(Based on 24,080 samples)
Min Avg Max
63.4 Read 92.5 117
63.6 Write 94 115
54.6 Mixed 87.5 111
68.7% 91.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.55 0.75
0.66 4K Write 4.46 5.71
0.09 4K Mixed 0.49 0.79
160% 1.83 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
756GB free
Firmware: HKR1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 108
Write 116
Mixed 107
83% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 5.52
4K Mixed 0.4
175% 2.2 MB/s
450GB free
Firmware: SM28 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 99.7
Write 104
Mixed 103
77% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 5.41
4K Mixed 0.54
183% 2.17 MB/s
77GB free
Firmware: SM15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 85.9
Write 111
Mixed 102
75% 99.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 5.62
4K Mixed 0.63
193% 2.23 MB/s
23GB free
Firmware: DEMG Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 99.8
Write 89.3
Mixed 85.6
69% 91.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.33
4K Write 4.98
4K Mixed 0.46
156% 1.92 MB/s
339GB free
Firmware: LVD1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 72.1
Write 84.5
Mixed 89.3
62% 82 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 5.42
4K Mixed 0.66
197% 2.21 MB/s
24,080 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,728,895 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $109 @ launch in Mar '13
EbayUS $6510 mins
AmazonUS $8123 mins
BHPhotoUS $8911 months
OutletPCUS $921 month
NeweggUS $1438 hrs
Send price feedback
Typical Laptop SSHD 2.5" 1TB Builds (Compare 6,988 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

System: Dell Inspiron 7559

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER

Popular Laptop SSHD 2.5" 1TB systems:

How Fast Is Your HDD? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchMark (UBM).
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write and mixed IO.
  • - Checks include: 4k Align, NCQ, TRIM, SATA, USB & S.M.A.R.T.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the highest voted in class.
  • - Find the best upgrades.
  • - Share your opinion by voting.
Hard Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) June 2018 HDD Rankings.

We calculate effective speed which measures performance for typical consumers. Effective speed is adjusted by current cost per GB to yield value for money. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top HDDs. [HDrivePro]

Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Fastest effective speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance, price and capacity.

 Comments

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

Added 4 years ago.

Good

15 months ago.

So slow that my cursor stops responding during Windows Update.


Good

3 years ago.

Pathetic after using std 7200 drive


Terrible

4 years ago.


Good

2 years ago.

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


Below average

2 years 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.


Your
opinion?
1002 Drives (Compared) Thousands of user benchmarks compiled into one comparison list.

See how consistently different HDDs perform with varying real world conditions. The charts also illustrate overall performance, popularity and rank.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $347Nvidia GTX 1070 $413Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $104
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $160Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $125
Intel Core i5-8600K $239AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $160
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $177SanDisk Extreme 64GB $44
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $911SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $59HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $226SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback