Average Bench: 85.1% (47th of 984)

more Based on 20,274 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000DX001-1CM164, ST2000DX 001, ST2000DX001-1NS164, 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 14.8% 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 5.09MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.62MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB is 38.6%. 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 0.65MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 136MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 20,274 samples)
Min Avg Max
96.8 Read 136 189
118 Write 159 194
80.3 Mixed 123 154
104% 139 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.36 4K Read 0.65 0.83
1.7 4K Write 5.09 5.55
0.19 4K Mixed 0.62 0.85
191% 2.12 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
711GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 137
Write 186
Mixed 127
112% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 5.43
4K Mixed 0.81
224% 2.35 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 138
Write 173
Mixed 115
106% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 5.36
4K Mixed 0.77
212% 2.26 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC62 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 130
Write 168
Mixed 134
108% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.86
4K Write 5.43
4K Mixed 0.57
199% 2.29 MB/s
726GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 144
Write 150
Mixed 119
103% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 5.51
4K Mixed 0.71
200% 2.23 MB/s
556GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 119
Write 168
Mixed 124
103% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 5.35
4K Mixed 0.59
193% 2.21 MB/s
585GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 126
Write 147
Mixed 131
101% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 5.39
4K Mixed 0.76
210% 2.25 MB/s
904GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 132
Write 139
Mixed 115
96% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 5.42
4K Mixed 0.88
231% 2.37 MB/s
293GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 139
Write 127
Mixed 134
100% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.24
4K Write 0.93
4K Mixed 0.09
37% 0.42 MB/s
369GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 100
Write 152
Mixed 124
94% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 5.48
4K Mixed 0.66
195% 2.2 MB/s
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 Prices

BHPhotoUS ST2000DX001 $9014 months
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Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,182

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

Idle Power 4.5 W

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7 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

11 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

17 months ago.

Not bad :)


Good

12 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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