Average Bench: 85.6% (44th of 1015)

more Based on 92,527 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000DX001-1CM164, ST2000DX 001, ST2000DX001-1NS, ST2000DX001-1CT164, ST2000DX ST2000DX001-1NS1, ST2000DX ST2000DX001-SSHD, ST2000DX001-1SB10C, ST2000DX001-SSHD, ST2000DX 001-1NS164, ST2000DX 001-1CH164, ST2000DX001-1NS164, ST2000DX001-1CH164, ST2000DX001-1CM1, ST2000DX 001-1CM164, ST2000DX001-2DV164, ST2000DX001-1ER164, ST2000DX ST2000DX001-1CM1, ST2000DX001-1NS1, ST2000DX001-1CN164

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]

Very good average bench

The Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB averaged just 14.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 1.99MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 4.88MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB is 56.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 42.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 134MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 92,527 samples)
Min Avg Max
58.5 Read 138 193
75.4 Write 134 189
26.5 Mixed 42.7 76.3
96.5 SusWrite 160 203
85.9% 118 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 1.18 1.5
1.73 4K Write 4.88 5.4
0.73 4K Mixed 1.99 2.6
360% 2.68 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 199 198 199 199 199 MB/s
Read 198
Write 203
Mixed 61.3
SusWrite 198
120% 165 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 2.7
453% 3.07 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 190 191 190 191 191 MB/s
Read 153
Write 142
Mixed 29
SusWrite 190
93% 128 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 1.9
353% 2.73 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 198 200 195 199 199 MB/s
Read 123
Write 95.9
Mixed 29.1
SusWrite 198
81% 112 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 2.1
380% 2.83 MB/s
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 136 132 137 148 150 MB/s
Read 144
Write 157
Mixed 70
SusWrite 138
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 1 MB/s
764GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 165 163 161 163 162 MB/s
Read 101
Write 148
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 163
80% 110 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 2
367% 2.77 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,761,102 HDDs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $128 @ launch in Aug '13
BHPhotoUS ST2000DX001 $905 years
AmazonUS $10821 mins
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Desktop 86%
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Workstation 95%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $973

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 Comments

SSD Performance. HDD capacity. Affordable Price...

Idle Power 4.5 W

Added 8 years ago.

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13 months ago.

Bought it used for $50 a couple years ago. Pretty great at that price! Have it paired with a faster SSD, so speed is not an area of concern but it's plenty fast for a HDD.

Comment 

Just installed in mid 2011 iMac to replace a Barracuda 7200.12 This SSHD is great. Fast where it needs to be and reasonable price. Great compromise while SSD prices are still comparably high—Oct '15


Good

3 years ago.

Haver way under estimated performance even when the hd is on the best sata port on board. :8


Good

5 years ago.

I just ran a windows experience index score on a brand new computer with this hard drive. It gave me a score of 5.9. My last hard drive was a 7.2 and getting a little old. I'm really disappointed since the computer was over $1000.00


Liked

6 years ago.

Comment 

Performs rsync-backups (mostly small files) at 80/MBs for 1-16GB. —Oct '15


Good

5 years ago.

Very fast hybrid disk drive (SSHD).


Excellent

8 years ago.


Excellent

7 years ago.

Läuft tatsächlich besser als die ST2000DM001 und die ST3000DM001 (hätte es nicht gedacht) aber der Aufpreis von ca. 30% gegenüber den anderen Platten die ich auch noch im Rechner habe, lohnt meiner Meinung nach nicht. SSHD und die HDs 2000dm/3000dm sind schon die besten HDs, SSHD muss man nicht unbedingt haben, wenn nicht gerade so wie so ein Wechsel ansteht (wie bei mir). Empfehle lieber die 50-60€ auszugeben und eine 120GB SSD (Kingston V300 reicht, etwas besser Samsung 840 Evo) zu kaufen und dort WIN zu installieren! Rest der Bilder, Videos, Musik und Programme einfach auf einer andere HD auslagern. Beste Kombi überhaupt! SSD 120gb + 2tb oder 3tb HD als "D: Platte" für den Rest :) Gruß, Tom


Poor

3 years ago.

too expensive for this price, and its not that good, like a cheap ssd


Excellent

6 years ago.

Perfect speed, silent and cool.Super Festplatte.


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