Average Bench: 75% (109th of 1015)

more Based on 12,042 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 25.0% 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 1.84MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 4.93MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB is 49.7%. 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 41.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 118MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,042 samples)
Min Avg Max
55 Read 121 168
65.2 Write 118 164
23.2 Mixed 41.2 73.4
78.3 SusWrite 139 175
76.1% 105 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 1.09 1.4
3.18 4K Write 4.93 5.5
0.91 4K Mixed 1.84 2.3
341% 2.62 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3.5TB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 177 177 178 176 176 MB/s
Read 166
Write 124
Mixed 25.2
SusWrite 176
89% 123 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 1.7
329% 2.67 MB/s
670GB free
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 155 154 154 154 154 MB/s
Read 119
Write 117
Mixed 55.5
SusWrite 154
81% 111 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 2.2
391% 2.83 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 162 151 161 161 162 MB/s
Read 85
Write 134
Mixed 25.2
SusWrite 160
73% 101 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 1.9
353% 2.73 MB/s
386GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 97 95 96 97 95 MB/s
Read 136
Write 118
Mixed 22.2
SusWrite 96
67% 93.2 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 1.5
299% 2.47 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 27,269,143 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $169 @ launch in Aug '13
AmazonUS $2463 months
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Typical Desktop SSHD 4TB Builds (Compare 21,339 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 108%
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Desktop
Desktop 95%
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Workstation
Workstation 91%
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Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $172

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,295

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 Comments

Performance, capacity, affordable...

Added 5 years ago.

Good

2 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

3 years ago.

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


Good

4 years ago.

i really like it


Good

2 years ago.

Just storing, not loading OS.


Poor

4 years ago.

Incredibly noisy.


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