Average Bench: 48.5% (348th of 979)

Based on 2,208 user benchmarks.  Models: ST95005620AS, Seagate ST95005620AS, ST950056 ST95005620AS, ST950056 20AS

Below average average bench

The Seagate Momentus XT SSHD 2.5" 500GB averaged 51.4% 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 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 23%. 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.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 0.91MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 84.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,208 samples)
Min Avg Max
56.2 Read 84.7 103
63 Write 84.4 103
48.4 Mixed 77.7 99.3
61.8% 82.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.21 4K Read 0.55 0.76
0.54 4K Write 0.91 1.23
0.14 4K Mixed 0.27 0.35
69.9% 0.58 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
403GB free
Firmware: SD24 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 90.9
Write 110
Mixed 98.3
75% 99.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 0.76
4K Mixed 0.29
64% 0.49 MB/s
163GB free
Firmware: SD28
4KALIGNED
Read 92.9
Write 92.9
Mixed 92.9
70% 92.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.15
4K Mixed 0.26
70% 0.63 MB/s
290GB free
Firmware: SD28 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 92.2
Write 91.7
Mixed 82.3
67% 88.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.04
4K Mixed 0.34
86% 0.69 MB/s
357GB free
Firmware: SD28 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 94.6
Write 86.1
Mixed 86.5
67% 89.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 1.15
4K Mixed 0.3
80% 0.69 MB/s
79GB free
Firmware: SD26 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 85
Write 72.8
Mixed 85.4
61% 81 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 0.82
4K Mixed 0.22
67% 0.56 MB/s
41GB free
Firmware: SD28 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 67.6
Write 84.9
Mixed 70.6
56% 74.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.25
4K Write 1.19
4K Mixed 0.25
60% 0.56 MB/s
224GB free
Firmware: SD24 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 72.7
Write 75.4
Mixed 59.2
52% 69.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 0.83
4K Mixed 0.28
76% 0.61 MB/s
196GB free
Firmware: TD27 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 71.5
Write 66.4
Mixed 74.4
54% 70.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 0.82
4K Mixed 0.28
70% 0.56 MB/s
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EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $289

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