Average Bench: 52.6% (268th of 979)

more Based on 4,724 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 4.12MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.44MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Laptop Thin SSHD 2.5" 500GB is 25.9%. 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 89.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 92.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,724 samples)
Min Avg Max
61.8 Read 89.5 114
63.5 Write 92.9 114
53.9 Mixed 84 109
66.8% 88.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.18 4K Read 0.54 0.72
0.57 4K Write 4.12 5.66
0.09 4K Mixed 0.44 0.76
148% 1.7 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
466GB free
Firmware: SM30 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 118
Write 113
Mixed 114
87% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 4.99
4K Mixed 0.75
206% 2.15 MB/s
427GB free
Firmware: DEM8 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 101
Write 106
Mixed 83.7
73% 97 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 5.24
4K Mixed 0.53
187% 2.17 MB/s
237GB free
Firmware: DEM6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 69.9
Write 107
Mixed 82.2
65% 86.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 5.4
4K Mixed 0.43
176% 2.17 MB/s
429GB free
Firmware: DEM8 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 78.5
Write 98
Mixed 73.9
63% 83.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 5.31
4K Mixed 0.67
202% 2.23 MB/s
272GB free
Firmware: SM14 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 79.9
Write 93.8
Mixed 81.5
64% 85.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 5.62
4K Mixed 0.49
184% 2.24 MB/s
310GB free
Firmware: SM14 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 83.3
Write 84
Mixed 75.4
61% 80.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.19
4K Write 0.44
4K Mixed 0.09
26% 0.24 MB/s
249GB free
Firmware: DEM9 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 84.6
Write 77.3
Mixed 83.8
62% 81.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.01
4K Mixed 0.14
55% 0.55 MB/s
186GB free
Firmware: DEM8 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 71.9
Write 85.9
Mixed 70.8
57% 76.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 5.12
4K Mixed 0.41
165% 2.04 MB/s
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Typical Laptop Thin SSHD 2.5" 500GB Builds (Compare 620 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

System: Dell Latitude E6540

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $419

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