Seagate Laptop Thin SSHD (500GB) comparison

Remove from comparison Remove Remove Remove Remove Remove
Product name

Seagate Laptop Thin SSHD (500GB)

Seagate Laptop Thin SSHD (500GB)
Play CNET Video
Close

Toshiba SSHD (1TB)

Toshiba SSHD (1TB)
Play CNET Video
Close

WD Black 2 Dual Drive

WD Black 2 Dual Drive
Play CNET Video
Close

WD Black SSHD (1TB)

WD Black SSHD (1TB)
Play CNET Video
Close
Price $69 to $102 at 7 stores $94 to $124 at 3 stores $120 to $169 at 4 stores $199 to $230 at 8 stores
CNET editors' rating
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.7 (3.5 stars)
3.0 stars Good
    Overall score: 6.9 (3.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.1 (4.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.3 (4.0 stars)
Not yet rated
Average user rating 1.0 stars out of 1 review 0 stars No reviews, write one! 4.0 stars out of 5 reviews 0 stars No reviews, write one! 0 stars No reviews, write one!
Release date March 07, 2013 August 19, 2013 November 28, 2011 November 22, 2013 January 08, 2013
The Bottom Line If you're looking for SSD-like performance at just a fraction of the cost, the Seagate Laptop Thin SSHD offers some gratification. If you can afford the comparatively high price, the new drive is a great replacement for that old hard drive inside your aging computer. Similar to the original, the Momentus XT (second generation) makes an excellent host drive for any computer, both laptops and desktops. It offers great value in terms of performance and cost, especially when compared to SDDs. Fast, user-friendly, and affordable, the WD Black 2 Dual Drive is an easy recommendation as a replacement drive for any standard laptop or desktop computer.

Basic specs

Features See What's the Same or What's different
Packaged Quantity 1
Info unavailable 1
Info unavailable Info unavailable
Buffer Size 64 MB
Info unavailable 32 MB
Info unavailable Info unavailable
Spindle Speed 5400 rpm
Info unavailable 7200 rpm
Info unavailable Info unavailable
Dimensions (WxDxH) 4 in x 0.3 in
Info unavailable 1.1 in x 4 in x 3.8 in
Info unavailable Info unavailable
Capacity 500 GB
Info unavailable 750 GB
1 TB
Info unavailable
Microsoft Certification Info unavailable Info unavailable Compatible with Windows 7
Info unavailable Info unavailable
Features Native Command Queuing (NCQ)
Ramp Load
QuietStep
Info unavailable Native Command Queuing (NCQ)
Info unavailable Info unavailable
Interface Serial ATA-600
Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable
Product Description Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable - 1 TB
Info unavailable
Weight 3.4 oz
Info unavailable 4.1 oz
Info unavailable Info unavailable
Flash Memory Capacity 8 GB
Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable
NAND Flash Memory Type Multi-level cell (MLC)
Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable
Manufacturer Warranty 3 years warranty
Info unavailable 3 years warranty
Info unavailable Info unavailable
Form Factor 2.5"
Info unavailable 2.5" x 1/8H
2.5"
Info unavailable
Data Transfer Rate 600 MBps
Info unavailable 600 MBps
Info unavailable Info unavailable
Full specifications Full specifications Full specifications Full specifications Full specifications Full specifications
Buying choices
Remove from comparison Remove Remove Remove Remove Remove