Average Bench: 79.3% (84th of 1015)

Based on 27,295 user benchmarks.  Models: ST1000DX002-2DV162, ST1000DX002-2DV1, Seagate ST1000DX002-2DV1, ST1000DX 002-2DV162, ST1000DX ST1000DX002-2DV1

Good average bench

The Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016) averaged 20.7% 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 1.97MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 4.86MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016) is 65.7%. 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 31.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 124MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 27,295 samples)
Min Avg Max
45.2 Read 124 190
68.1 Write 142 198
26 Mixed 31.9 71.4
85.7 SusWrite 151 205
81.2% 112 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.7 4K Read 1.21 1.4
1.88 4K Write 4.86 5.3
0.7 4K Mixed 1.97 2.3
360% 2.68 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
648GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 164 172 181 177 185 MB/s
Read 151
Write 177
Mixed 26.4
SusWrite 171
95% 132 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 2.1
380% 2.83 MB/s
179GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 143 142 143 142 143 MB/s
Read 121
Write 116
Mixed 28.3
SusWrite 143
74% 102 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 2.1
384% 2.87 MB/s
446GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 133 153 152 159 162 MB/s
Read 75.2
Write 178
Mixed 28
SusWrite 150
78% 108 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 1.9
357% 2.77 MB/s
651GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 122 167 184 188 188 MB/s
Read 60.2
Write 193
Mixed 31.5
SusWrite 159
80% 111 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 2.2
395% 2.9 MB/s
900GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 16 19 13 43 17 MB/s
Read 150
Write 128
Mixed 25.2
SusWrite 32.5
61% 84 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 2.1
382% 2.87 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $80 @ launch in Sep '16
AmazonUS $706 days
OutletPCUS $702 days
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Typical FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016) Builds (Compare 9,430 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
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Desktop
Desktop 61%
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Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI B250M BAZOOKA (MS-7A70) - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $602

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 Comments

The fastest PC hard drive...

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3 months 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)


Terrible

4 months ago.

i have it and seq read is 80 mb/s when drive is at only %25 full. It must be a joke.


Excellent

9 months ago.

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


Excellent

14 months ago.

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


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