Average Bench: 48.2% (355th of 979)

Based on 1,968 user benchmarks.  Models: ST95005620AS, Seagate ST95005620AS, ST950056 ST95005620AS, ST950056 20AS

Below average average bench

The Seagate Momentus XT SSHD 2.5" 500GB averaged 51.7% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.27MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.55MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Momentus XT SSHD 2.5" 500GB is 24.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Seagate Momentus XT SSHD 2.5" 500GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 0.92MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 83.9MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,968 samples)
Min Avg Max
56.1 Read 84.2 104
60.5 Write 83.9 103
44.4 Mixed 76.5 97.6
61.2% 81.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.21 4K Read 0.55 0.76
0.55 4K Write 0.92 1.27
0.16 4K Mixed 0.27 0.35
70.2% 0.58 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
188GB free
Firmware: SD26 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 101
Write 94.1
Mixed 94.3
73% 96.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.01
4K Write 0.69
4K Mixed 0.13
28% 0.28 MB/s
394GB free
Firmware: SD24 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 93.2
Write 91.2
Mixed 93.9
70% 92.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.23
4K Mixed 0.28
82% 0.73 MB/s
112GB free
Firmware: SD24 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 86.6
Write 96.1
Mixed 66.5
62% 83 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 0.94
4K Mixed 0.24
73% 0.62 MB/s
223GB free
Firmware: TD27 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 71
Write 64.3
Mixed 75.7
53% 70.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.25
81% 0.74 MB/s
24GB free
Firmware: SD26 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 55.4
Write 64
Mixed 73.5
49% 64.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 0.67
4K Mixed 0.33
71% 0.51 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,468,539 HDDs tested.


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EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $293

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