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Seagate 750GB Momentus XT Solid State Hybrid Hard Drive Review

Seagate 750GB Momentus XT Solid State Hybrid Hard Drive Review - PCSTATS
Abstract: Looking no different than any common 2.5" notebook hard drive, the trick up the Momentus XT's sleeve that it learns what data you frequently use and caches this to its 8GB of internal flash memory.
 86% Rating:   
Filed under: Hard Drives/SSD Published:  Author: 
External Mfg. Website: Seagate Dec 05 2011   Max Page  
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HDD Benchmarks: PCMark Vantage

FutureMark PCMark Vantage 1.0.0.0 HDD Test Source: FutureMark

PCMark Vantage is the first objective hardware performance benchmark for PCs running 32 and 64 bit versions of Windows Vista. PCMark Vantage is perfectly suited for benchmarking any type of Windows Vista PC from multi media home entertainment systems and laptops to dedicated workstations and hi-end gaming rigs. Regardless of whether the benchmarker is an artist or an IT Professional, PCMark Vantage shows the user where their system soars or falls flat, and how to get the most performance possible out of their hardware. PCMark Vantage is easy enough for even the most casual enthusiast to use yet supports in-depth, professional industry grade testing. Higher points are better.

PCSTATS Benchmark ReportFuturemark PCMark Vantage - HDD Suite
Windows Defender: Points Ranking
Western Digital 1TB WD1001FALS HDD 26.354
Western Digital 1TB WD1001FALS HDD (RAID 0) 28.172
Western Digital 1TB WD1001FALS HDD (RAID 1) 27.351
OCZ Vertex 2 128GB SSD 220.982
Plextor PX-128M1S SSD 104.066
Seagate 2TB Barracude XT HDD 26.031
Seagate 750GB Momentus XT SSHD 45.24
Seagate 500GB Momentus XT SSHD 32.6
Gaming: Points Ranking
Western Digital 1TB WD1001FALS HDD 16.143
Western Digital 1TB WD1001FALS HDD (RAID 0) 16.307
Western Digital 1TB WD1001FALS HDD (RAID 1) 18.406
OCZ Vertex 2 128GB SSD 215.12
Plextor PX-128M1S SSD 91.528
Seagate 2TB Barracude XT HDD 17.157
Seagate 750GB Momentus XT SSHD 53.534
Seagate 500GB Momentus XT SSHD 36
Importing to Photo Gallery: Points Ranking
Western Digital 1TB WD1001FALS HDD 6.608
Western Digital 1TB WD1001FALS HDD (RAID 0) 59.264
Western Digital 1TB WD1001FALS HDD (RAID 1) 56.053
OCZ Vertex 2 128GB SSD 238.531
Plextor PX-128M1S SSD 134.81
Seagate 2TB Barracude XT HDD 59.397
Seagate 750GB Momentus XT SSHD 88.059
Seagate 500GB Momentus XT SSHD 51.7
Windows Vista Startup: Points Ranking
Western Digital 1TB WD1001FALS HDD 18.958
Western Digital 1TB WD1001FALS HDD (RAID 0) 23.566
Western Digital 1TB WD1001FALS HDD (RAID 1) 19.115
OCZ Vertex 2 128GB SSD 214.857
Plextor PX-128M1S SSD 64.489
Seagate 2TB Barracude XT HDD 20.858
Seagate 750GB Momentus XT SSHD 44.537
Seagate 500GB Momentus XT SSHD 32
Editing w/h Movie Maker: Points Ranking
Western Digital 1TB WD1001FALS HDD 43.342
Western Digital 1TB WD1001FALS HDD (RAID 0) 51.97
Western Digital 1TB WD1001FALS HDD (RAID 1) 40.85
OCZ Vertex 2 128GB SSD 188.988
Plextor PX-128M1S SSD 89.436
Seagate 2TB Barracude XT HDD 39.071
Seagate 750GB Momentus XT SSHD 53.074
Seagate 500GB Momentus XT SSHD 30.5
Media Center: Points Ranking
Western Digital 1TB WD1001FALS HDD 91.794
Western Digital 1TB WD1001FALS HDD (RAID 0) 137.84
Western Digital 1TB WD1001FALS HDD (RAID 1) 81.268
OCZ Vertex 2 128GB SSD 244.273
Plextor PX-128M1S SSD 157.59
Seagate 2TB Barracude XT HDD 87.825
Seagate 750GB Momentus XT SSHD 88.044
Seagate 500GB Momentus XT SSHD 61.7
Adding Files to Media Player: Points Ranking
Western Digital 1TB WD1001FALS HDD 10.23
Western Digital 1TB WD1001FALS HDD (RAID 0) 10.165
Western Digital 1TB WD1001FALS HDD (RAID 1) 9.54
OCZ Vertex 2 128GB SSD 175.773
Plextor PX-128M1S SSD 71.323
Seagate 2TB Barracude XT HDD 10.119
Seagate 750GB Momentus XT SSHD 20.459
Seagate 500GB Momentus XT SSHD 13
Application Loading: Points Ranking
Western Digital 1TB WD1001FALS HDD 5.271
Western Digital 1TB WD1001FALS HDD (RAID 0) 7.408
Western Digital 1TB WD1001FALS HDD (RAID 1) 6.871
OCZ Vertex 2 128GB SSD 164.615
Plextor PX-128M1S SSD 57.104
Seagate 2TB Barracude XT HDD 6.451
Seagate 750GB Momentus XT SSHD 16.321
Seagate 500GB Momentus XT SSHD 11.4

Across the board the 750GB Seagate Momentus XT SSHD sees a very nice improvement in the PCMark Vantage HDD sub-test over the 1st Gen. 500GB Momentus XT. How much of this gain is due to the improved SATA III interface vs. doubling the SLC NAND flash is difficult for us to say with certainty... Please note that for both 1st Gen. and 2nd Gen. Momentus XT drives, the test results are from the fourth sequential run of PCMark Vantage since the benchmark scores improve with each iteration before evening out after 3-4 runs.

Next up, let's see how the 750GB Seagate Momentus XT SSHD handles in Sisoft Sandra 2011.

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Contents of Article: Seagate Momentus XT
 Pg 1.  Seagate 750GB Momentus XT Solid State Hybrid Hard Drive Review
 Pg 2.  Fast Factor Boot - longer the start up, greater the impact
 Pg 3.  HDD Benchmarks: HDTune Pro Read / Write
 Pg 4.  — HDD Benchmarks: PCMark Vantage
 Pg 5.  HDD Benchmarks: SiSoft Sandra Read / Write
 Pg 6.  HDD Benchmarks HD Tach
 Pg 7.  HDD Benchmark: File Transfer & Conclusions

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