Average Bench: 72.5% (118th of 1015)

more Based on 19,674 user benchmarks.  Models: ST4000DX001-1CE168, ST4000DX001-2AG166, ST4000DX ST4000DX001-1CE1, ST4000DX 001-1NS164, ST4000DX 001-1CE168, ST4000DX001-1CE1, ST4000DX 001-1Z4102, ST4000DX001-1NS164, ST4000DX001-1F4168

Good average bench

The Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB averaged 27.4% 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 1.87MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 4.89MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB is 49.4%. 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 43.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 107MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 19,674 samples)
Min Avg Max
45.4 Read 115 161
57.3 Write 107 165
23.2 Mixed 43.6 72.7
78.2 SusWrite 137 173
73.1% 100 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 1.11 1.4
2.22 4K Write 4.89 5.48
0.8 4K Mixed 1.87 2.4
345% 2.63 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3.5TB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 175 174 175 173 175 MB/s
Read 143
Write 117
Mixed 27.6
SusWrite 175
83% 116 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 1.9
362% 2.8 MB/s
166GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 108 107 108 107 106 MB/s
Read 142
Write 159
Mixed 24.7
SusWrite 107
78% 108 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 1.7
329% 2.67 MB/s
258GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 131 132 130 133 133 MB/s
Read 104
Write 99.3
Mixed 25.1
SusWrite 132
65% 90.1 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 1.7
325% 2.6 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 53,404,644 HDDs tested

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MSRP ≈ $169 @ launch in Aug '13
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Typical Desktop SSHD 4TB Builds (Compare 4,001 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 112%
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Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 102%
UFO

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z370 Aorus Gaming 7 - $221

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,047

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 Comments

Performance, capacity, affordable...

Added 9 years ago.

Good

6 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

7 years ago.

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


Poor

8 years ago.

Incredibly noisy.


Good

8 years ago.

i really like it


Good

6 years ago.

Just storing, not loading OS.


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