Average Bench: 73.6% (114th of 1010)

more Based on 7,124 user benchmarks.  Models: ST4000DX001-1CE168, ST4000DX ST4000DX001-1CE1, ST4000DX 001-1NS164, ST4000DX 001-1CE168, ST4000DX001-1CE1, ST4000DX001-1NS164

Good average bench

The Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB averaged 26.4% 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 1.85MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 4.87MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB is 50.4%. 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 42.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 118MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,124 samples)
Min Avg Max
54.9 Read 119 167
60.5 Write 118 169
23.2 Mixed 42.6 70.5
81.3 SusWrite 136 173
75.5% 104 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 1.1 1.4
1.85 4K Write 4.87 5.4
0.75 4K Mixed 1.85 2.35
342% 2.61 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3TB free
Firmware: CV14
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 171 172 169 169 169 MB/s
Read 167
Write 163
Mixed 82.3
SusWrite 170
107% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
127% 0.87 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 152 153 153 152 153 MB/s
Read 170
Write 123
Mixed 64.4
SusWrite 153
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 2.3
402% 2.87 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 158 159 159 157 159 MB/s
Read 85.7
Write 129
Mixed 25.5
SusWrite 158
72% 99.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.4
4K Mixed 1.7
335% 2.73 MB/s
709GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 119 119 119 118 119 MB/s
Read 99.5
Write 101
Mixed 22.5
SusWrite 118
62% 85.4 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 1.7
327% 2.63 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 127 128 127 128 126 MB/s
Read 87.5
Write 100
Mixed 55
SusWrite 127
68% 92.4 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 4.7
4K Mixed 2.2
386% 2.73 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 12,408,545 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $169 @ launch in Aug '13
AmazonUS $2008 months
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Typical Desktop SSHD 4TB Builds (Compare 10,805 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 123%
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Desktop
Desktop 108%
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Workstation
Workstation 116%
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Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $1,423

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 Comments

Performance, capacity, affordable...

Added 4 years ago.

Good

17 months 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

2 years ago.

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


Good

2 years ago.

i really like it


Good

13 months ago.

Just storing, not loading OS.


Poor

2 years ago.

Incredibly noisy.


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