Average Bench: 75.1% (93rd of 984)

Based on 4,672 user benchmarks.  Models: ST4000DX001-1CE168, ST4000DX ST4000DX001-1CE1, ST4000DX 001-1CE168, ST4000DX001-1CE1

Good average bench

The Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB averaged 24.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 5.03MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.59MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB is 38.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 122MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,672 samples)
Min Avg Max
80.6 Read 122 168
96.4 Write 139 168
79 Mixed 112 142
93.2% 124 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.34 4K Read 0.6 0.75
1.45 4K Write 5.03 5.57
0.16 4K Mixed 0.59 0.81
183% 2.07 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3TB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 168
Write 176
Mixed 142
121% 162 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 5.36
4K Mixed 0.76
214% 2.28 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 151
Write 152
Mixed 107
102% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 5.32
4K Mixed 0.5
174% 2.1 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: CC44 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 127
Write 159
Mixed 120
102% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 5.26
4K Mixed 0.61
197% 2.21 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: CC44 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 116
Write 156
Mixed 137
103% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 5.38
4K Mixed 0.8
219% 2.3 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 77.5
Write 138
Mixed 115
83% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 4.96
4K Mixed 0.71
196% 2.09 MB/s
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $168

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $910

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Performance, capacity, affordable...

Added 3 years ago.

Good

7 months ago.

I own one, complete rubbish crashes fails.... its going in the bin when i manage to recover my data. This has completely put me off buy any further seagate products


Poor

17 months ago.

after 1,5 year 1 of my 2 these disks have bad sectors


Good

21 months ago.

Big, not very expensive, and not too slow


Good

21 months ago.

i really like it


Good

3 months ago.

Just storing, not loading OS.


Poor

21 months ago.

Incredibly noisy.


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