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"Whether you're into video editing, music or gaming, with Seagate's new Desktop SSHD you can now have your cake and eat it too... SSD-like speed, hard drive capacity—all at an affordable price—makes the Seagate Desktop SSHD a perfect choice for gaming enthusiasts like me."
- Kevin Wasielewski, CEO and Co-Founder, Origin PC
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* As measured by PCMark Vantage storage benchmarking software.
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|Interface Options||SATA 6Gbps NCQ||SATA 6Gbps NCQ||SATA 6Gbps NCQ|
|Configuration / Organization|
|Heads / Disks||8 / 4||4 / 2||2 / 1|
|Bytes per Sector||4096||4096||4096|
|NAND Type / Size||MLC / 8GB||MLC / 8GB||MLC / 8GB|
|DRAM Cache (MB)||64||64||64|
|SATA Transfer Rates Supported (Gbps)||6.0 / 3.0 / 1.5||6.0 / 3.0 / 1.5||6.0 / 3.0 / 1.5|
|Seek Average, Read (ms)||<12||<12||<12|
|Seek Average, Write (ms)||<12||<12||<12|
|Average Data Rate, Read, Avg All Zones (MBps)||146||158||158|
|Average Data Rate From NAND Media (MBps)||190||190||190|
|How Much Will it Store?|
|Digital Music (Songs)||66,640||33,320||16,660|
|Digital Photos (Files)||1,280,000||640,000||320,000|
|HD Video (Hours)||4,000||2,000||1,000|
|DVD Video (Hours)||1,000||500||250|
|Video Games (Hours)||2,000||1,000||500|
|*Quantitative usage examples for various applications are for illustrative purposes. Actual quantities will vary based on various factors, including file size, file format, features, and application software.|
|SEAGATE 3.5 INCH INTERNAL DRIVE COMPARISON|
|Desktop HDD||DESKTOP SSHD||NAS HDD||SURVEILLANCE HDD|
|Reliable performance made for home and store everything||5x faster than Desktop HDD. More capacity than SSD (1)||Up to 25% faster than other brands, made for home and small office data sharing (2)||Optimized to improve surveillance system reliability, reduce costs and support video analytics|
|Capacity||1TB - 4TB||1TB, 2TB, 4TB||2TB, 3TB, 4TB||1TB - 6TB|
|Ideal for||Home and Business Computing||Gaming system, video editing, power computing||1 - 8 bay NAS systems for Home, SMB||DVR or NVR systems with multiple drives and HD cameras|
|Cache||64MB (1-4TB)||64MB with 8GB NAND Flash||64MB||64MB|
|Photo and Video Editing||✔|
|DVR & Video Surveillance||✔|
|RV Sensors (3)||✔||✔|
|Warranty||2 years||5 years||3 years||3 years|