Average Bench: 56.5% (235th of 984)

Based on 156 user benchmarks.  Models: ST1000LX001-1EM164, ST1000LX001-1EM1, ST1000LX ST1000LX001-1EM1, ST1000LX 001-1EM164

Average average bench

The Seagate Laptop SSHD 2.5" (32GB NAND) 1TB averaged 43.4% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 4.48MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.46MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Laptop SSHD 2.5" (32GB NAND) 1TB is 27.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Seagate Laptop SSHD 2.5" (32GB NAND) 1TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.52MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 97.8MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 156 samples)
Min Avg Max
67.4 Read 98.2 121
65.7 Write 97.8 117
63.9 Mixed 93.6 114
72.7% 96.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.25 4K Read 0.52 0.68
0.81 4K Write 4.48 5.37
0.1 4K Mixed 0.46 0.65
156% 1.82 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
931GB free
Firmware: SD02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 129
Write 111
Mixed 113
89% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 5.19
4K Mixed 0.6
191% 2.16 MB/s
884GB free
Firmware: SD02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 95.1
Write 103
Mixed 107
77% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 5.54
4K Mixed 0.4
159% 2.08 MB/s
717GB free
Firmware: SD02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 88.5
Write 97.7
Mixed 76.2
66% 87.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 4.54
4K Mixed 0.41
146% 1.78 MB/s
230GB free
Firmware: SD02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 76.7
Write 89
Mixed 38.3
50% 68 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 5.23
4K Mixed 0.34
150% 1.98 MB/s
393GB free
Firmware: SD02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 61.7
Write 63.9
Mixed 88.6
54% 71.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 5.25
4K Mixed 0.46
170% 2.07 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,814,984 HDDs tested.


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