Average Bench: 54.2% (279th of 1002)

more Based on 23,078 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]

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Average average bench

The Seagate Laptop SSHD 2.5" 1TB averaged 45.7% 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 4.43MB/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 26.9%. 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 93.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 94.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 23,078 samples)
Min Avg Max
64.1 Read 93.4 118
62.9 Write 94.5 114
57.7 Mixed 88.9 111
69.4% 92.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.21 4K Read 0.56 0.75
0.69 4K Write 4.43 5.68
0.09 4K Mixed 0.51 0.81
162% 1.84 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
79GB free
Firmware: HPP1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 104
Write 111
Mixed 99.7
79% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 5.24
4K Mixed 0.49
173% 2.09 MB/s
79GB free
Firmware: HPP1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 98.9
Write 108
Mixed 111
80% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 5.16
4K Mixed 0.6
190% 2.14 MB/s
134GB free
Firmware: SM28 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 94.7
Write 92.6
Mixed 84.3
68% 90.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.26
4K Write 0.64
4K Mixed 0.13
37% 0.34 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $109 @ launch in Mar '13
EbayUS $5714 mins
BHPhotoUS $898 months
AmazonUS $9026 mins
OutletPCUS $927 hrs
NeweggUS $1471 month
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Typical Laptop SSHD 2.5" 1TB Builds (Compare 6,262 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
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Desktop
Desktop 52%
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Workstation
Workstation 34%
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System: Dell Inspiron 7559

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 Comments

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

Added 4 years ago.

Good

13 months ago.

So slow that my cursor stops responding during Windows Update.


Good

2 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.


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