Average Bench: 49.7% (309th of 1010)

more Based on 31,915 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]

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Below average average bench

The Seagate Laptop SSHD 2.5" 1TB averaged 50.2% 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 1.62MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 4.29MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Laptop SSHD 2.5" 1TB is 39.3%. 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 51.2MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 84.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 31,915 samples)
Min Avg Max
35.4 Read 87.3 116
37.1 Write 89.9 115
21.7 Mixed 51.2 67.3
37.2 SusWrite 84.8 112
57.5% 78.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 1.28 2.05
0.8 4K Write 4.29 5.4
0.4 4K Mixed 1.62 2.2
313% 2.4 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
778GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SM28
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 97 98 97 97 97 MB/s
Read 102
Write 105
Mixed 62.3
SusWrite 95.8
67% 91.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 5.4
4K Mixed 1.9
382% 3 MB/s
906GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LVD1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 87 89 90 93 93 MB/s
Read 85.7
Write 94.4
Mixed 54.3
SusWrite 88.5
59% 80.7 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 1.9
362% 2.77 MB/s
369GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SM28
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 74 76 82 82 82 MB/s
Read 90
Write 91.7
Mixed 57.2
SusWrite 78.3
58% 79.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 5.5
4K Mixed 1.9
371% 2.93 MB/s
906GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LVD1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 68 63 80 88 74 MB/s
Read 69.6
Write 93.4
Mixed 53.6
SusWrite 73.4
53% 72.5 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 2.1
388% 2.87 MB/s
319GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DEMA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 0 20 69 75 73 74 MB/s
Read 73.1
Write 20.7
Mixed 52.4
SusWrite 51.7
37% 49.5 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 1.8
346% 2.73 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,714,779 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $109 @ launch in Mar '13
AmazonUS $5927 mins
EbayUS $607 mins
BHPhotoUS $8919 months
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Typical Laptop SSHD 2.5" 1TB Builds (Compare 8,351 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 51%
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Workstation
Workstation 34%
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System: Dell Inspiron 7559

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 Comments

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

Added 5 years ago.

Good

2 years ago.

So slow that my cursor stops responding during Windows Update.


Good

3 years ago.

Pathetic after using std 7200 drive


Terrible

5 years ago.


Good

2 years ago.

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


Below average

3 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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