SeagateST1000DM010
Hitachi

Release date: Q3 2016.

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Release date ≤ Q1 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 330,140 user samples
329,594 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 114% 932GB free
Worst Bench: 60% 860GB free
Poor: 60% Great: 114%
SPEED RANK: 10th / 1015
546 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 104% 2.5TB free
Worst Bench: 53% 675GB free
Poor: 53% Great: 104%
SPEED RANK: 81st / 1015
Effective Speed
Effective HDD Speed
94.1 % Faster effective speed.
+18%
79.6 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
169 MB/s Faster read speed.
+19%
142 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
144 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
+6%
136 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
0.81 MB/s 0.9 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
+11%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
1.51 MB/s 1.79 MB/s Faster random write.
+19%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
77.1 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
+5%
73.2 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
0.75 MB/s Hugely faster random mixed IO.
+88%
0.4 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
160 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
+17%
137 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
203 MB/s Slightly faster peak read speed.
+10%
184 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
194 MB/s Slightly faster peak write speed.
+6%
183 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
1 MB/s 1.2 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+20%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
1.8 MB/s 2.3 MB/s Faster peak random write.
+28%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
86.4 MB/s 161 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
+86%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
0.9 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+12%
0.8 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
200 MB/s Slightly faster peak sustained write speed.
+10%
182 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 23,216,900 HDDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
4.5 % Insanely higher market share.
+∞%
0 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
110 % Hugely more popular.
+120%
50 %
Age
Newest
40 Months Much more recent.
+44%
71+ Months
Capacity
Capacity
1TB 3TB
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