Average Bench: 52.7% (266th of 979)

more Based on 5,780 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 47.3% 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 4.26MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.46MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Laptop Thin SSHD 2.5" 500GB is 26%. 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 89.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 92.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,780 samples)
Min Avg Max
62.2 Read 89.7 116
63.5 Write 92.9 113
53.4 Mixed 83.8 108
66.7% 88.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.17 4K Read 0.55 0.74
0.62 4K Write 4.26 5.66
0.08 4K Mixed 0.46 0.76
153% 1.76 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
56GB free
Firmware: SM30 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 110
Write 113
Mixed 111
84% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 5.34
4K Mixed 0.69
205% 2.24 MB/s
171GB free
Firmware: DEM9 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 106
Write 106
Mixed 100
78% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 5.39
4K Mixed 0.69
201% 2.22 MB/s
384GB free
Firmware: DEM9 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 98.6
Write 109
Mixed 101
77% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 5.34
4K Mixed 0.6
190% 2.17 MB/s
313GB free
Firmware: DEM9 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 101
Write 93.2
Mixed 97
73% 97 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 2.98
4K Mixed 0.2
102% 1.25 MB/s
185GB free
Firmware: DEM6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 89.4
Write 98.1
Mixed 84.4
68% 90.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 5.43
4K Mixed 0.56
192% 2.23 MB/s
87GB free
Firmware: SM14 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 78.8
Write 107
Mixed 83.7
68% 89.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 5.36
4K Mixed 0.42
162% 2.05 MB/s
185GB free
Firmware: DEM6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 86.2
Write 98.8
Mixed 82
67% 89 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 5.41
4K Mixed 0.53
189% 2.22 MB/s
45GB free
Firmware: DEM6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 10.8
Write 27.5
Mixed 15.7
14% 18 MB/s
4K Read 1.09
4K Write 5.15
4K Mixed 0.85
236% 2.36 MB/s
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Gaming 15%
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Desktop
Desktop 58%
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Workstation
Workstation 37%
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System: Dell Latitude E6540

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $406

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