SeagateST2000DX001 STCL2000400
SeagateST4000DM005
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 38,956 user samples
28,797 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 112% 1.5TB free
Worst Bench: 53% 161GB free (System drive)
Poor: 53% Great: 112%
SPEED RANK: 59th / 1010
10,159 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 106% 3TB free
Worst Bench: 55% 609GB free (System drive)
Poor: 55% Great: 106%
SPEED RANK: 47th / 1010
Effective Speed
Effective HDD Speed
84.1 % 86.1 % +2%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
136 MB/s 150 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
+10%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
137 MB/s +5% 131 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
1.17 MB/s Much faster random read.
+77%
0.66 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
4.87 MB/s Hugely faster random write.
+160%
1.87 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
41.7 MB/s 65.3 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+57%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
1.99 MB/s Hugely faster random mixed IO.
+165%
0.75 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
156 MB/s +4% 150 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
194 MB/s +3% 189 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
189 MB/s Slightly faster peak write speed.
+11%
171 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
1.5 MB/s Hugely faster peak random read.
+88%
0.8 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
5.34 MB/s Hugely faster peak random write.
+132%
2.3 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
69.6 MB/s 77.5 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
+11%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
2.5 MB/s Hugely faster peak random mixed IO.
+178%
0.9 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
204 MB/s Slightly faster peak sustained write speed.
+8%
189 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 13,084,193 HDDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.41 % Hugely higher market share.
+173%
0.15 %
Value
Value For Money
53.6 % 103 % Hugely better value.
+92%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
63 % 72 % Slightly more popular.
+14%
Price
Price (score)
$90 Slightly cheaper.
+6%
$96
Age
Newest
64 Months 27 Months Much more recent.
+58%
Capacity
Capacity
2TB 4TB
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The Seagate Desktop SSHD is a Solid State Hard Drive (SSHD). The 8GBs of MLC NAND flash built into this model help facilitate better performance than a purely mechanical drive. Peak sequential read/write speeds are above average at 190 MB/s. The 2TB SSHD has consistently demonstrated class leading 4k random write speeds in the region of 5.0 MB/s. 4K read speeds are in the region of 0.7-0.9 MB/s which is well above average, but not record breaking. Overall the performance increases attributable to the NAND flash are very noticeable in the area of small file 4K performance where the SSHD dominates the competition. In terms of sequential speeds, the Seagate also offers better average sequential performance than most mechanical 2TB hard drives. From a value for money perspective, the 2TB SSHD is well above average, it has a brilliant 4k performance profile, strong sequential speeds and only a slightly above average price. [Dec '13 HDrivePro]

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We calculate effective speed which measures performance for typical consumers. Effective speed is adjusted by current cost per GB to yield value for money. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top HDDs. [HDrivePro]

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