Average Bench: 72.4% (122nd of 1015)

more Based on 10,371 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 27.5% 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 4.95MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB is 51.7%. 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 40.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 111MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,371 samples)
Min Avg Max
49 Read 116 168
57 Write 111 160
23.2 Mixed 40.6 66.4
77.9 SusWrite 135 174
73.2% 101 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 1.11 1.3
4.3 4K Write 4.95 5.5
1.3 4K Mixed 1.87 2.3
346% 2.64 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: 174 174 161 166 172 171 MB/s
Read 165
Write 131
Mixed 23.2
SusWrite 170
88% 122 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 1.5
305% 2.57 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 166 168 167 167 166 MB/s
Read 154
Write 171
Mixed 26
SusWrite 165
93% 129 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 1.8
342% 2.7 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 166 168 169 169 168 MB/s
Read 120
Write 110
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 168
77% 107 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 1.7
331% 2.67 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 135 136 137 138 136 MB/s
Read 145
Write 91
Mixed 81
SusWrite 135
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 5.5
4K Mixed 1.4
282% 2.5 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,348,224 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $169 @ launch in Aug '13
AmazonUS $2707 days
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Typical Desktop SSHD 4TB Builds (Compare 18,140 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 109%
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Desktop
Desktop 93%
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Workstation
Workstation 93%
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Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $158

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Average Total price: $1,355

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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

3 years ago.

i really like it


Good

2 years ago.

Just storing, not loading OS.


Poor

3 years ago.

Incredibly noisy.


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