Average Bench: 72.7% (122nd of 1015)

more Based on 9,020 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 27.3% 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 4.91MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB is 48.6%. 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 40.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 114MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,020 samples)
Min Avg Max
51.1 Read 116 168
54.8 Write 114 173
23.2 Mixed 40.4 70.3
81.3 SusWrite 136 173
73.9% 102 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 1.11 1.4
4.06 4K Write 4.91 5.4
1.13 4K Mixed 1.87 2.4
345% 2.63 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3TB free
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 169 170 171 171 170 MB/s
Read 142
Write 162
Mixed 55.8
SusWrite 170
96% 133 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 2.5
424% 2.93 MB/s
757GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 145 147 147 146 145 MB/s
Read 110
Write 104
Mixed 25.5
SusWrite 146
70% 96.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 1.8
342% 2.7 MB/s
744GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 159 158 158 160 157 MB/s
Read 76.8
Write 111
Mixed 25.2
SusWrite 157
67% 92.6 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 1.7
327% 2.63 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 146 139 148 148 148 MB/s
Read 88.3
Write 92.8
Mixed 24.8
SusWrite 145
64% 87.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 1.9
353% 2.73 MB/s
744GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 159 158 158 158 159 MB/s
Read 51.3
Write 117
Mixed 23.2
SusWrite 157
63% 87.2 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 1.8
338% 2.67 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,165,820 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $169 @ launch in Aug '13
AmazonUS $20015 months
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Typical Desktop SSHD 4TB Builds (Compare 4,049 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 104%
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Desktop 82%
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Workstation
Workstation 76%
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Motherboard: Asus X99-DELUXE - $349

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $1,466

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 Comments

Performance, capacity, affordable...

Added 4 years ago.

Good

23 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

3 years ago.

i really like it


Good

20 months ago.

Just storing, not loading OS.


Poor

3 years ago.

Incredibly noisy.


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