Average Bench: 72% (123rd of 1015)

more Based on 16,980 user benchmarks.  Models: ST4000DX001-1CE168, ST4000DX001-2AG166, ST4000DX ST4000DX001-1CE1, ST4000DX 001-1NS164, ST4000DX 001-1CE168, ST4000DX001-1CE1, ST4000DX001-1NS164, ST4000DX001-1F4168

Good average bench

The Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB averaged 28.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 1.82MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 4.81MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB is 52.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 42.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 108MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 16,980 samples)
Min Avg Max
43.5 Read 113 167
52.8 Write 108 162
23.2 Mixed 42.8 74.9
67.8 SusWrite 136 174
72.8% 100 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 1.1 1.4
1.6 4K Write 4.81 5.5
0.6 4K Mixed 1.82 2.4
337% 2.58 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1TB free
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 138 139 140 139 140 MB/s
Read 121
Write 155
Mixed 56.8
SusWrite 138
86% 118 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 2.1
378% 2.77 MB/s
2.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 57 108 113 84 96 MB/s
Read 141
Write 141
Mixed 68.7
SusWrite 90.7
81% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.93 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 146 145 146 145 144 MB/s
Read 59.8
Write 48.7
Mixed 29.2
SusWrite 145
51% 70.7 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 1.8
342% 2.7 MB/s
213GB free
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 88 92 91 91 88 MB/s
Read 88.4
Write 110
Mixed 55.4
SusWrite 90.2
63% 86.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 2.1
376% 2.77 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 39,054,439 HDDs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $169 @ launch in Aug '13
AmazonUS $16011 months
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Typical Desktop SSHD 4TB Builds (Compare 19,652 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $295

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,186

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 Comments

Performance, capacity, affordable...

Added 6 years ago.

Good

4 years ago.

I own one, complete rubbish crashes fails.... its going in the bin when i manage to recover my data. This has completely put me off buy any further seagate products


Poor

4 years ago.

after 1,5 year 1 of my 2 these disks have bad sectors


Poor

5 years ago.

Incredibly noisy.


Good

5 years ago.

i really like it


Good

3 years ago.

Just storing, not loading OS.


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