Average Bench: 46.9% (381st of 1010)

more Based on 26,742 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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Below average average bench

The Seagate Laptop SSHD 2.5" 1TB averaged 53.0% 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 Mixed IO Speed 1.51MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 4MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Laptop SSHD 2.5" 1TB is 46.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate Laptop SSHD 2.5" 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 49.8MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 80.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 26,742 samples)
Min Avg Max
15.4 Read 81.4 114
29.5 Write 87.1 114
21 Mixed 49.8 67.4
32.4 SusWrite 80.8 110
54.9% 74.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 1.23 2.15
0.8 4K Write 4 5.4
0.3 4K Mixed 1.51 2.3
293% 2.24 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
193GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SM11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 44 51 50 53 46 MB/s
Read 76.3
Write 71.5
Mixed 63.7
SusWrite 49.7
48% 65.3 MB/s
4K Read 3.9
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 3
557% 3.4 MB/s
531GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LVD1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 79 82 89 92 91 MB/s
Read 38.3
Write 79.2
Mixed 20
SusWrite 85.1
40% 55.7 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 1.7
329% 2.67 MB/s
881GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LVD3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 46 56 57 33 28 MB/s
Read 82.2
Write 86.9
Mixed 42.8
SusWrite 42.7
47% 63.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.2
62% 0.53 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $109 @ launch in Mar '13
EbayUS $6412 hrs
AmazonUS $8012 hrs
BHPhotoUS $8914 months
OutletPCUS $924 months
NeweggUS $14014 hrs
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Typical Laptop SSHD 2.5" 1TB Builds (Compare 8,059 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
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

18 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

3 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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