Average Bench: 72.8% (118th of 1015)

more Based on 19,962 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 27.1% 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 1.85MB/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 43.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 105MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 19,962 samples)
Min Avg Max
45.6 Read 116 162
51.5 Write 105 158
23.2 Mixed 43.5 74.9
80.4 SusWrite 137 172
72.9% 100 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 1.09 1.4
1.93 4K Write 4.89 5.5
0.8 4K Mixed 1.85 2.4
341% 2.61 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 159 157 156 159 155 MB/s
Read 136
Write 116
Mixed 59.7
SusWrite 157
86% 117 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 2.3
404% 2.9 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 138 139 139 139 139 MB/s
Read 102
Write 130
Mixed 57.2
SusWrite 138
78% 107 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 2.4
418% 2.93 MB/s
765GB free
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 118 117 118 117 118 MB/s
Read 81.8
Write 106
Mixed 53.9
SusWrite 118
66% 89.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 2.4
419% 2.97 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 0 0 0 3 102 108 MB/s
Read 107
Write 93.3
Mixed 56.5
SusWrite 35.6
54% 73.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 2.3
402% 2.87 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,949,709 HDDs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $169 @ launch in Aug '13
AmazonUS $5892 months
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Typical Desktop SSHD 4TB Builds (Compare 101,233 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 106%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $199

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $1,148

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 Comments

Performance, capacity, affordable...

Added 7 years ago.

Good

5 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

6 years ago.

Incredibly noisy.


Good

6 years ago.

i really like it


Good

4 years ago.

Just storing, not loading OS.


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