Average Bench: 53% (263rd of 979)

more Based on 4,743 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 46.9% 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 4.25MB/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 26.7%. 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 90.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 93.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,743 samples)
Min Avg Max
62.7 Read 90.1 115
64.4 Write 93.7 114
47.6 Mixed 84.2 108
67.2% 89.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.22 4K Read 0.54 0.74
0.63 4K Write 4.25 5.69
0.09 4K Mixed 0.46 0.76
152% 1.75 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
352GB free
Firmware: LVD3 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 89
Write 108
Mixed 80.9
69% 92.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 5.56
4K Mixed 0.48
182% 2.22 MB/s
356GB free
Firmware: LVD3 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 73.9
Write 88.4
Mixed 85.6
62% 82.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 5.46
4K Mixed 0.43
168% 2.12 MB/s
29GB free
Firmware: DEM9 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 77.6
Write 74.9
Mixed 69.6
56% 74 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 5.43
4K Mixed 0.66
194% 2.19 MB/s
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Typical Laptop Thin SSHD 2.5" 500GB Builds (Compare 589 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
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Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
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System: Dell Latitude E6540

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $426

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