Average Bench: 52.4% (269th of 979)

more Based on 5,338 user benchmarks.  Models: ST500LM000-1EJ162, ST500LM0 00-1EJ162, ST500LM000-1EJ162-SSHD, ST500LM000-SSHD-, ST500LM000-1EJ162-SSHD-8, ST500LM0 ST500LM000-1EJ16, ST500LM000-1EJ162-SSHD-8GB, ST500LM0 ST500LM000-SSHD-, ST500LM0 00-1EJ162-SSHD, ST500LM000-1EJ16

Average average bench

The Seagate Laptop Thin SSHD 2.5" 500GB averaged 47.5% 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 4.21MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.45MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Laptop Thin SSHD 2.5" 500GB is 26.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Seagate Laptop Thin SSHD 2.5" 500GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 89.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 92.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,338 samples)
Min Avg Max
62.7 Read 89.2 114
64 Write 92.5 114
53 Mixed 83.2 108
66.4% 88.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.17 4K Read 0.53 0.74
0.61 4K Write 4.21 5.67
0.09 4K Mixed 0.45 0.76
150% 1.73 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
417GB free
Firmware: DEM6
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 78.6
Write 109
Mixed 85.7
68% 91 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.89
4K Mixed 0.15
50% 0.48 MB/s
57GB free
Firmware: SM30 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 76.2
Write 97.8
Mixed 80.4
64% 84.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 0.68
4K Mixed 0.15
57% 0.5 MB/s
94GB free
Firmware: SM11 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 83.7
Write 87.6
Mixed 69.3
60% 80.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 0.4
157% 2 MB/s
334GB free
Firmware: SM28 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 72.8
Write 93.1
Mixed 92.9
65% 86.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 5.64
4K Mixed 0.47
182% 2.24 MB/s
66GB free
Firmware: SM30 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 60.1
Write 97.9
Mixed 75.4
58% 77.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.72
4K Mixed 0.1
50% 0.47 MB/s
260GB free
Firmware: AS11 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 66
Write 90.1
Mixed 75.1
58% 77.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 5.73
4K Mixed 0.64
206% 2.36 MB/s
165GB free
Firmware: DEMM Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 69.9
Write 73.6
Mixed 67.3
53% 70.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 5.34
4K Mixed 0.5
176% 2.12 MB/s
319GB free
Firmware: LVD3 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 61.2
Write 78.4
Mixed 53.9
48% 64.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.06
4K Write 0.41
4K Mixed 0.06
17% 0.18 MB/s
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Gaming 15%
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Desktop
Desktop 59%
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Workstation
Workstation 37%
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System: Dell Latitude E6540

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $416

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