Average Bench: 83.9% (59th of 1015)

more Based on 114,365 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000DX002-2DV164, ST2000DX002-2DM162, ST2000DX 002, ST2000DX 002-2DV164, Seagate ST2000DX002-2DV1, ST2000DX ST2000DX002-2DV1, ST2000DX002-2DV162, ST2000DX002-2DV1, ST2000DX002-2DV1CC41, ST2000DX ST2000DX002-2DV, ST2000DX002-1CT166, ST2000DX002-2DR166, ST2000DX002-2DV1264, ST2000DX002-2DV166

Very good average bench

The Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016) averaged just 16.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016) near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 1.83MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 4.92MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016) is 51.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 32MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 130MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 114,365 samples)
Min Avg Max
57.5 Read 130 188
76.3 Write 136 179
25.9 Mixed 32 75
102 SusWrite 161 200
83.1% 115 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.7 4K Read 1.07 1.2
1.7 4K Write 4.92 5.3
0.7 4K Mixed 1.83 2.1
339% 2.61 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 200 200 213 213 201 MB/s
Read 194
Write 171
Mixed 29.1
SusWrite 202
107% 149 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 1.9
351% 2.7 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 193 193 193 192 191 MB/s
Read 122
Write 161
Mixed 30
SusWrite 192
91% 126 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 1.9
354% 2.7 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 180 176 181 178 178 MB/s
Read 95.5
Write 128
Mixed 28.3
SusWrite 179
78% 108 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 2
366% 2.8 MB/s
571GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 120 118 119 118 119 MB/s
Read 77.9
Write 108
Mixed 29
SusWrite 118
60% 83.4 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 1.8
332% 2.57 MB/s
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 Prices

MSRP ≈ $100 @ launch in Sep '16
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Workstation
Workstation 95%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $130

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 Comments

The fastest PC hard drive...

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7 months ago.

Doesn't show up in the Benchmark test, despite the system bios saying its in use. Regardless, I have had no issues apart from my product including no instruction manual, which for a first time build, made things a tad bit more difficult. It works though.


Excellent

3 years ago.

Owned one for ~3 months. Average speeds are not what I expected. Performance has mostly been the same as an old samsung I had which achieved avg read speeds of 100MB/s. My most recent bench suggests it's not running at optimal performance. see below: http://www.userbenchmark.com/UserRun/5513683 Interestingly the all time average is actually lower than the traditional 2TB Barracuda model which to me seems that in practice this SSHD does not live up to its theoretical speeds. I thought it would operate the same as the Barracuda with the added bonus of a 8BG SSD cache for regularly used data. I have not once witnessed speeds close to SSD speed, or above a fully mechanical drive for that matter. Save some coin and get the Barracuda.


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