Average Bench: 81.1% (77th of 1015)

Based on 19,365 user benchmarks.  Models: ST1000DX002-2DV162, ST1000DX002-2DV1, Seagate ST1000DX002-2DV1, ST1000DX 002-2DV162, ST1000DX ST1000DX002-2DV1

Very good average bench

The Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016) averaged just 18.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016) near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 1.92MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 4.78MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016) is 65.4%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 32.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 128MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 19,365 samples)
Min Avg Max
49.3 Read 128 191
61.8 Write 145 199
26 Mixed 32.2 69.8
62.6 SusWrite 154 206
82.9% 115 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.62 4K Read 1.17 1.4
1.6 4K Write 4.78 5.4
0.7 4K Mixed 1.92 2.29
350% 2.62 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
766GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 201 200 199 202 201 MB/s
Read 192
Write 162
Mixed 30
SusWrite 200
105% 146 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 2
363% 2.7 MB/s
694GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 200 197 201 201 201 MB/s
Read 189
Write 164
Mixed 29.3
SusWrite 200
105% 145 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 2.1
380% 2.83 MB/s
541GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 151 147 158 164 159 MB/s
Read 156
Write 199
Mixed 30
SusWrite 154
97% 135 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 2.1
380% 2.83 MB/s
698GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 196 197 198 197 200 MB/s
Read 111
Write 130
Mixed 31
SusWrite 195
84% 117 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 2.1
380% 2.83 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $80 @ launch in Sep '16
EbayUS $7023 mins
BHPhotoUS $7023 months
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Typical FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016) Builds (Compare 7,621 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 64%
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Desktop
Desktop 64%
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Workstation
Workstation 38%
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Motherboard: MSI B250M BAZOOKA (MS-7A70) - $86

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $543

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 Comments

The fastest PC hard drive...

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14 days ago.

Has SMR(Shingled) and MTC. With both of those it moves your data around on the disk (even data that was written long ago and not touched by the OS/you), this increases the chance of data loss (a little? 2x? 5x+? Who know, it depends on where your data is on the disk and as a result how often the drive decided to move/re-write it) This drive does have a flash(SSD) cache, but still only 8GB. Does it utilize this as a write cache since it has to move big chunks of data (just so it can be re-written)? The only thing this drive has over ST1000DX001 is price. But that's because they are selling you a cheaper drive that is slower under a lot of circumstances. (massively slower in certain semi-less common cases -- like copying semi-large amounts of data to the drive, or installing a game/software with a large disk footprint)


Excellent

3 months ago.

@USA-User I would like to see how you stuff this 3.5 drive to your laptop :D


Excellent

8 months ago.

Decent SSHD that I was able to use for about a year before switching to an SSD.


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