ToshibaHDWD120(X|E)ZSTA HDWD120UZSVA
SeagateST250DM000

Release date: Q4 2015.

Release date ≤ Q1 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 43,986 user samples
29,416 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 111% 2TB free
Worst Bench: 56% 1.5TB free (System drive)
Poor: 56% Great: 111%
SPEED RANK: 26th / 1015
14,570 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 75% 359GB free
Worst Bench: 17% 116GB free (System drive)
Poor: 17% Great: 75%
SPEED RANK: 277th / 1015
Effective Speed
Effective HDD Speed
90.8 % Much faster effective speed.
+70%
53.3 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
160 MB/s Much faster read speed.
+63%
98 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
161 MB/s Much faster write speed.
+70%
94.5 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
1.04 MB/s Much faster random read.
+76%
0.59 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
2.1 MB/s Much faster random write.
+62%
1.3 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
30.4 MB/s 50.6 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+66%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
0.6 MB/s 0.7 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
+17%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
157 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
+79%
87.8 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
195 MB/s Much faster peak read speed.
+47%
133 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
195 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
+50%
130 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
1.2 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
+71%
0.7 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
2.4 MB/s 2.95 MB/s Faster peak random write.
+23%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
50.3 MB/s 66 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
+31%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
0.8 MB/s 0.9 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+12%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
194 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
+49%
130 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 18,474,497 HDDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.44 % Hugely higher market share.
+193%
0.15 %
Value
Value For Money
67.7 % Hugely better value.
+305%
16.7 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
64 % More popular.
+25%
51 %
Price
Price (score)
$77 $23 Much cheaper.
+70%
Age
Newest
45 Months Much more recent.
+32%
66+ Months
Capacity
Capacity
2TB 250GB
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