Average Bench: 83.7% (64th of 1015)

Based on 27,081 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 16.3% 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 1.96MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 4.89MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016) is 61.1%. 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 31.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 133MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 27,081 samples)
Min Avg Max
56.7 Read 133 191
80.7 Write 144 197
26.2 Mixed 31.5 60.9
88.4 SusWrite 157 207
84.1% 116 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.7 4K Read 1.19 1.4
1.9 4K Write 4.89 5.3
0.8 4K Mixed 1.96 2.2
358% 2.68 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
486GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 172 171 171 173 173 MB/s
Read 160
Write 121
Mixed 26.3
SusWrite 172
86% 120 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 2
364% 2.77 MB/s
389GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 157 178 186 188 182 MB/s
Read 142
Write 197
Mixed 31
SusWrite 176
98% 137 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 2.1
380% 2.83 MB/s
764GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 165 124 127 120 154 MB/s
Read 93
Write 142
Mixed 28.5
SusWrite 139
73% 101 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 2.6
461% 3.17 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,991,271 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $80 @ launch in Sep '16
EbayUS $705 mins
BHPhotoUS $702 years
AmazonUS $711 month
OutletPCUS $1152 days
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Typical FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016) Builds (Compare 10,163 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI B250M BAZOOKA (MS-7A70) - $128

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $612

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 Comments

The fastest PC hard drive...

Added 2 years ago.

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1 month 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

6 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

11 months ago.

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


Excellent

16 months ago.

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


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