Average Bench: 54.1% (262nd of 984)

more Based on 20,783 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 45.8% 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 4.42MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.48MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Laptop SSHD 2.5" 1TB is 27.2%. 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 93.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 94.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 20,783 samples)
Min Avg Max
64.5 Read 93.2 117
66 Write 94.4 115
61.6 Mixed 89 112
69.4% 92.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.19 4K Read 0.54 0.74
0.62 4K Write 4.42 5.7
0.09 4K Mixed 0.48 0.78
158% 1.82 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
636GB free
Firmware: HPP1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 129
Write 98.5
Mixed 101
82% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 2.41
4K Mixed 0.79
157% 1.27 MB/s
505GB free
Firmware: DEMF Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 82.2
Write 79.3
Mixed 96.3
65% 85.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 1.29
4K Mixed 0.09
53% 0.61 MB/s
931GB free
Firmware: SM28 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 31.5
Write 114
Mixed 76.8
56% 74.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 5.43
4K Mixed 0.79
206% 2.22 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,760,868 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $109 @ launch in Mar '13
EbayUS $685 mins
BHPhotoUS $896 months
AmazonUS $894 hrs
OutletPCUS $1112 days
NeweggUS $1473 days
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Typical Laptop SSHD 2.5" 1TB Builds (Compare 5,606 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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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

11 months ago.

тихо и быстро


Good

11 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

23 months 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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