Average Bench: 74.8% (108th of 1002)

Based on 6,310 user benchmarks.  Models: ST4000DX001-1CE168, ST4000DX ST4000DX001-1CE1, ST4000DX 001-1CE168, ST4000DX001-1CE1

Good average bench

The Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB averaged 25.1% 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 Write Speed 5.12MB/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 37%. 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 0.61MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 120MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,310 samples)
Min Avg Max
80 Read 120 168
104 Write 140 166
78.3 Mixed 112 138
93% 124 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.39 4K Read 0.61 0.75
3.4 4K Write 5.12 5.54
0.33 4K Mixed 0.59 0.81
186% 2.11 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC44 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 103
Write 164
Mixed 104
93% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 5.35
4K Mixed 0.58
182% 2.12 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 112
Write 150
Mixed 95.9
89% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 5.27
4K Mixed 0.81
218% 2.27 MB/s
764GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 105
Write 145
Mixed 113
91% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 5.41
4K Mixed 0.4
165% 2.1 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC44 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 110
Write 137
Mixed 115
91% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.33
4K Write 4.06
4K Mixed 0.5
144% 1.63 MB/s
470GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 97.6
Write 144
Mixed 98.3
85% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 5.36
4K Mixed 0.44
166% 2.07 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 96.6
Write 134
Mixed 101
83% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 5.39
4K Mixed 0.59
185% 2.15 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,710,911 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $169 @ launch in Aug '13
AmazonUS $2003 months
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Typical Desktop SSHD 4TB Builds (Compare 12,533 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $85

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,204

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 Comments

Performance, capacity, affordable...

Added 3 years ago.

Good

12 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

22 months ago.

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


Good

2 years ago.

i really like it


Good

9 months ago.

Just storing, not loading OS.


Poor

2 years ago.

Incredibly noisy.


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