Average Bench: 48.1% (337th of 1015)

more Based on 60,429 user benchmarks.  Models: ST1000LM014-1EJ164, ST1000LM014-1EJ, ST1000LM014-1EJ164-SSHD-8GB, ST1000LM ST1000LM014-SSHD, ST1000LM ST1000LM014-1EJ, ST1000LM014-1EJ164-SSHD, ST1000LM ST1000LM014-1EJ1, ST1000LM 014-1EJ164-SSHD, ST1000LM 014-1EJ164, ST1000LM014-1EJ1, ST1000LM014-SSHD, ST1000LM 014-1EJ164-S

The Laptop (9.5mm) SSHD from Seagate has a 64MB Cache and like its younger sibling (Laptop Thin) comes equipped with 8GB of MLC NAND Flash. Apart from capacity and dimensions the specs for the two siblings are identical. At less than a year old the Laptop SSHD is relatively new, but like its smaller sibling its performance is unbalanced and favours small file IO. With average sequential speeds of 95 MB/s the Laptop SSHD lags the group leaders by over 50% at sequential IO. Small file 4K performance averages around 2 MB/s which is far better. Overall the Seagate Laptop SSHDs performance profile is skewed strongly towards small file IO. This, the 9.5mm 1TB version does represent better value for money than its smaller capacity 500GB sibling but neither of the drives are particularly strong sequential performers. [Jan '14 HDrivePro]

Below average average bench

The Seagate Laptop SSHD 2.5" 1TB averaged 51.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 1.59MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 4.07MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Laptop SSHD 2.5" 1TB is 52.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate Laptop SSHD 2.5" 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 52.1MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 80.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 60,429 samples)
Min Avg Max
10.8 Read 85.5 117
21.1 Write 84.2 114
20 Mixed 52.1 66.7
27.3 SusWrite 80.9 113
55.6% 75.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 1.26 2
0.7 4K Write 4.07 5.3
0.3 4K Mixed 1.59 2.3
304% 2.31 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
931GB free
Firmware: SM30
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 115 115 115 115 116 MB/s
Read 120
Write 97.3
Mixed 65.9
SusWrite 114
73% 99.3 MB/s
4K Read 2
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 2.2
418% 3.03 MB/s
599GB free
Firmware: DEMD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 104 103 104 103 104 MB/s
Read 100
Write 82.4
Mixed 58.8
SusWrite 104
63% 86.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 2
376% 2.8 MB/s
798GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SM28
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 94 99 105 93 98 MB/s
Read 104
Write 111
Mixed 74.5
SusWrite 98.5
72% 97.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
124% 0.87 MB/s
798GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SM28
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 81 103 86 105 101 MB/s
Read 101
Write 106
Mixed 63.4
SusWrite 91.7
67% 90.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.7
113% 0.67 MB/s
463GB free
Firmware: SM11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 87 87 87 86 86 MB/s
Read 92.1
Write 101
Mixed 53.7
SusWrite 86.6
61% 83.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 2.1
376% 2.77 MB/s
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 Prices

MSRP ≈ $109 @ launch in Mar '13
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Typical Laptop SSHD 2.5" 1TB Builds (Compare 5,082 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
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Desktop
Desktop 61%
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Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron 7559

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 Comments

All-in-one design for simplicity and ease of installation...

Added 7 years ago.

Good

4 years ago.

So slow that my cursor stops responding during Windows Update.


Good

6 years ago.

Pathetic after using std 7200 drive


Terrible

7 years ago.


Good

5 years ago.

Excellent speed for my PS4 games load faster and less lag.


Below average

6 years ago.

It is no better or faster than the ailing HGST 1TB I replaced. I am truly disappointed in the speed. Windows Experience Index gave it a generous 5.9. The laptop did not boot any faster, nor did the applications launced any faster. In fact they seem a little slower.


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