Average Bench: 84.3% (56th of 1015)

more Based on 100,559 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000DX002-2DV164, ST2000DX002-2DM162, ST2000DX 002, ST2000DX002-2DV162, ST2000DX 002-2DV164, ST2000DX002-2DV1, Seagate ST2000DX002-2DV1, ST2000DX002-2DV1CC41, ST2000DX ST2000DX002-2DV1, ST2000DX002-1CT166, ST2000DX002-2DR166, ST2000DX002-2DV1264, ST2000DX002-2DV166

Very good average bench

The Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016) averaged just 15.6% 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 1.82MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 4.9MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016) is 58.2%. 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 31.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 134MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 100,559 samples)
Min Avg Max
54.7 Read 134 189
73.2 Write 135 180
25.9 Mixed 31.9 71
103 SusWrite 159 203
83.1% 115 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.67 4K Read 1.07 1.2
1.6 4K Write 4.9 5.3
0.7 4K Mixed 1.82 2.1
337% 2.59 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 196 185 206 198 199 MB/s
Read 156
Write 170
Mixed 29.5
SusWrite 194
99% 137 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 1.9
356% 2.73 MB/s
988GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 173 170 170 170 174 MB/s
Read 143
Write 144
Mixed 29.5
SusWrite 172
88% 122 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 2
367% 2.77 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 128 128 127 128 129 MB/s
Read 165
Write 146
Mixed 28.5
SusWrite 128
84% 117 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 1.9
353% 2.73 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 172 177 183 182 183 MB/s
Read 111
Write 135
Mixed 28.1
SusWrite 178
82% 113 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 2
364% 2.77 MB/s
857GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 167 166 166 166 167 MB/s
Read 70.4
Write 119
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 166
69% 96 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 1.9
351% 2.7 MB/s
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 Prices

MSRP ≈ $100 @ launch in Sep '16
OutletPCUS $9911 months
BHPhotoUS $1093 years
AmazonUS $1163 days
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Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 95%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $984

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 Comments

The fastest PC hard drive...

Added 3 years ago.

Excellent

2 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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