Average Bench: 71.6% (120th of 1015)

more Based on 20,169 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 28.3% 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 1.83MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 4.84MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB is 50%. 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 43.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 111MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 20,169 samples)
Min Avg Max
48.8 Read 114 165
61.6 Write 111 165
23.1 Mixed 43.3 73.8
80 SusWrite 135 172
73.1% 101 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 1.09 1.4
1.5 4K Write 4.84 5.4
0.7 4K Mixed 1.83 2.4
338% 2.58 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 128 128 128 128 127 MB/s
Read 108
Write 82.1
Mixed 26.5
SusWrite 127
62% 86 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 1.7
321% 2.53 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 111 112 111 112 112 MB/s
Read 122
Write 123
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 111
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 2.3
398% 2.83 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 96 96 95 94 97 MB/s
Read 128
Write 81
Mixed 56
SusWrite 95.6
66% 90.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 2
363% 2.7 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 42,991,570 HDDs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $169 @ launch in Aug '13
AmazonUS $16018 months
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Typical Desktop SSHD 4TB Builds (Compare 84,579 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 103%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $179

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,197

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 Comments

Performance, capacity, affordable...

Added 7 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

5 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

4 years ago.

Just storing, not loading OS.


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