Average Bench: 72.2% (125th of 1015)

more Based on 12,181 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 27.7% 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 1.83MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 4.92MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB is 53.9%. 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 113MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,181 samples)
Min Avg Max
43.7 Read 116 170
53.3 Write 113 165
23.2 Mixed 42.6 75.6
74.5 SusWrite 134 174
73.8% 102 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 1.08 1.4
2.3 4K Write 4.92 5.6
0.74 4K Mixed 1.83 2.4
340% 2.61 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 173 177 178 178 166 MB/s
Read 184
Write 188
Mixed 64.7
SusWrite 174
111% 153 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 2.3
402% 2.87 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 138 130 128 141 146 MB/s
Read 143
Write 106
Mixed 79.2
SusWrite 136
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 5.4
4K Mixed 1.3
274% 2.47 MB/s
461GB free
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 137 137 136 138 137 MB/s
Read 116
Write 93.9
Mixed 56.9
SusWrite 137
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 2.3
402% 2.9 MB/s
162GB free
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 80 80 79 79 79 MB/s
Read 81.5
Write 62.2
Mixed 53.7
SusWrite 79.6
51% 69.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 2.4
412% 2.87 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,155,468 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $169 @ launch in Aug '13
AmazonUS $1604 months
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Typical Desktop SSHD 4TB Builds (Compare 54,347 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 105%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 99%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $989

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 Comments

Performance, capacity, affordable...

Added 6 years ago.

Good

3 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


Good

4 years ago.

i really like it


Good

3 years ago.

Just storing, not loading OS.


Poor

4 years ago.

Incredibly noisy.


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