Average Bench: 83.3% (67th of 1002)

more Based on 25,337 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000DX001-1CM164, ST2000DX 001, ST2000DX001-1NS164, ST2000DX001-1CH164, ST2000DX001-1CM1, ST2000DX 001-1CM164, ST2000DX ST2000DX001-1NS1, ST2000DX001-SSHD, ST2000DX ST2000DX001-1CM1, ST2000DX001-1NS1, ST2000DX 001-1NS164

The Seagate Desktop SSHD is a Solid State Hard Drive (SSHD). The 8GBs of MLC NAND flash built into this model help facilitate better performance than a purely mechanical drive. Peak sequential read/write speeds are above average at 190 MB/s. The 2TB SSHD has consistently demonstrated class leading 4k random write speeds in the region of 5.0 MB/s. 4K read speeds are in the region of 0.7-0.9 MB/s which is well above average, but not record breaking. Overall the performance increases attributable to the NAND flash are very noticeable in the area of small file 4K performance where the SSHD dominates the competition. In terms of sequential speeds, the Seagate also offers better average sequential performance than most mechanical 2TB hard drives. From a value for money perspective, the 2TB SSHD is well above average, it has a brilliant 4k performance profile, strong sequential speeds and only a slightly above average price. [Dec '13 HDrivePro]

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Very good average bench

The Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB averaged just 16.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 4.96MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.59MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB is 40.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.64MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 134MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 25,337 samples)
Min Avg Max
91.2 Read 134 187
112 Write 156 191
88.2 Mixed 123 156
103% 138 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.32 4K Read 0.64 0.82
1.32 4K Write 4.96 5.56
0.16 4K Mixed 0.59 0.86
184% 2.06 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 195
Write 191
Mixed 136
129% 174 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 5.38
4K Mixed 0.69
209% 2.28 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 176
Write 180
Mixed 137
122% 164 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 3.85
4K Mixed 0.19
116% 1.54 MB/s
686GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 176
Write 175
Mixed 104
112% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 5.47
4K Mixed 0.59
200% 2.29 MB/s
124GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 113
Write 162
Mixed 105
95% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 5.34
4K Mixed 0.6
188% 2.16 MB/s
605GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 105
Write 166
Mixed 133
102% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 5.34
4K Mixed 0.85
226% 2.33 MB/s
169GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 131
Write 117
Mixed 116
91% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 0.73
4K Mixed 0.12
47% 0.44 MB/s
284GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 110
Write 128
Mixed 128
92% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 5.31
4K Mixed 0.68
204% 2.23 MB/s
592GB free
Firmware: CC44 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 88.3
Write 145
Mixed 91.3
81% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 5.44
4K Mixed 0.49
180% 2.18 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $128 @ launch in Aug '13
BHPhotoUS ST2000DX001 $9018 months
OutletPCUS ST2000DX001 $9819 hrs
NeweggUS ST2000DX001 $1009 months
AmazonUS $1265 mins
EbayUS ST2000DX001 $12621 mins
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Typical Desktop SSHD 2TB Builds (Compare 19,548 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,226

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 Comments

SSD Performance. HDD capacity. Affordable Price....

Idle Power 4.5 W

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10 months ago.

Installed this recently, so this is an early rating, but so far so good- noticeable speed increase for basic functions over my original 1Tb WD.

Comment 

Just installed in mid 2011 iMac to replace a Barracuda 7200.12 This SSHD is great. Fast where it needs to be and reasonable price. Great compromise while SSD prices are still comparably high—Oct '15


Good

14 months ago.

I just ran a windows experience index score on a brand new computer with this hard drive. It gave me a score of 5.9. My last hard drive was a 7.2 and getting a little old. I'm really disappointed since the computer was over $1000.00


Good

15 months ago.

Very fast hybrid disk drive (SSHD).


Liked

2 years ago.

Comment 

Performs rsync-backups (mostly small files) at 80/MBs for 1-16GB. —Oct '15


Excellent

4 years ago.


Excellent

3 years ago.

Läuft tatsächlich besser als die ST2000DM001 und die ST3000DM001 (hätte es nicht gedacht) aber der Aufpreis von ca. 30% gegenüber den anderen Platten die ich auch noch im Rechner habe, lohnt meiner Meinung nach nicht. SSHD und die HDs 2000dm/3000dm sind schon die besten HDs, SSHD muss man nicht unbedingt haben, wenn nicht gerade so wie so ein Wechsel ansteht (wie bei mir). Empfehle lieber die 50-60€ auszugeben und eine 120GB SSD (Kingston V300 reicht, etwas besser Samsung 840 Evo) zu kaufen und dort WIN zu installieren! Rest der Bilder, Videos, Musik und Programme einfach auf einer andere HD auslagern. Beste Kombi überhaupt! SSD 120gb + 2tb oder 3tb HD als "D: Platte" für den Rest :) Gruß, Tom


Excellent

2 years ago.

Perfect speed, silent and cool.Super Festplatte.


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