Seagate Laptop Thin SSHD (500GB) comparison

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Seagate Laptop Thin SSHD (500GB)

Seagate Laptop Thin SSHD (500GB)
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WD Black 2 Dual Drive

WD Black 2 Dual Drive
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Toshiba SSHD (1TB)

Toshiba SSHD (1TB)
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WD Black SSHD (1TB)

WD Black SSHD (1TB)
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Price $69 to $83 at 4 stores $199 to $227 at 6 stores $109 to $166 at 2 stores $118 to $169 at 3 stores
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3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.7 (3.5 stars)
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    Overall score: 8.3 (4.0 stars)
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    Overall score: 6.9 (3.0 stars)
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    Overall score: 8.1 (4.0 stars)
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Release date March 07, 2013 November 22, 2013 August 19, 2013 November 28, 2011 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. 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. 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.

Basic specs

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Packaged Quantity 1
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Buffer Size 64 MB
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Spindle Speed 5400 rpm
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Dimensions (WxDxH) 4 in x 0.3 in
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Capacity 500 GB
1 TB
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Microsoft Certification Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Compatible with Windows 7
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Features Native Command Queuing (NCQ)
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Interface Serial ATA-600
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Product Description Info unavailable - 1 TB
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Weight 3.4 oz
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Flash Memory Capacity 8 GB
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NAND Flash Memory Type Multi-level cell (MLC)
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Manufacturer Warranty 3 years warranty
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Form Factor 2.5"
2.5"
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Data Transfer Rate 600 MBps
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