Average Bench: 83% (62nd of 1015)

more Based on 94,145 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 16.9% 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 1.97MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 4.83MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB is 65.1%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 43MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 129MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 94,145 samples)
Min Avg Max
48.5 Read 133 190
58.4 Write 129 185
26.2 Mixed 43 81.5
77.9 SusWrite 155 202
83.4% 115 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 1.17 1.5
1.6 4K Write 4.83 5.5
0.7 4K Mixed 1.97 2.5
357% 2.66 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1TB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 175 175 176 178 177 MB/s
Read 93.8
Write 69.9
Mixed 56.3
SusWrite 176
72% 99.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 2.3
405% 2.87 MB/s
792GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 134 136 135 136 137 MB/s
Read 110
Write 84.2
Mixed 56.2
SusWrite 135
71% 96.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 4.8
4K Mixed 2.4
418% 2.9 MB/s
940GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 110 112 112 113 113 MB/s
Read 128
Write 104
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 112
67% 93.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 1.9
351% 2.7 MB/s
251GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 159 159 159 158 159 MB/s
Read 67.7
Write 72.5
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 158
59% 81.7 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 1.9
353% 2.73 MB/s
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MSRP ≈ $128 @ launch in Aug '13
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $623

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 Comments

SSD Performance. HDD capacity. Affordable Price...

Idle Power 4.5 W

Added 10 years ago.

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3 years 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

5 years ago.

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


Good

7 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

8 years ago.

Comment 

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


Good

7 years ago.

Very fast hybrid disk drive (SSHD).


Excellent

10 years ago.


Excellent

9 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

5 years ago.

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


Excellent

8 years ago.

Perfect speed, silent and cool.Super Festplatte.


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