Good price/performance ratio relative to its primary competition.
Available in 120GB, 240GB and 480GB capacities.
Link A Media Devices (LAMD) LM87800 controller.
Good sequential and random read and write performance.
Performs equally well with compressible and incompressible data.
Rugged, ultraslim design.
Available in both 7mm and 5mm thicknesses.
Top-end performance on some of our benchmark tests.
OEM packaging does not include any accessories.
Does not support hardware based encryption.
Higher power consumption than other current-generation SSDs.
Merely modest small-file performance.
More overprovisioning may lead to longer drive life, but also means less available storage space.
Not as fast as other highend drives.
Low MySQL Enterprise performance.
Warranty based on time or usage.
Not as fast as Samsung's 840 Pro.
By PC Mag on October 30, 2013
The Seagate 600 is the manufacturer's first consumer solid-state device, and it's a great first effort with some unique...80
By uk.hardware.info on October 17, 2013
The Seagate 600 SSDs using the AMD 8700 controller have above-average performance, overall, and they come at an average price. The 240 GB version costs an average of £169, and the 480 GB models costs an average of £325. That translates to...-
By CDRLabs on August 22, 2013
With the 600 SSD, Seagate has made its long awaited entrance into the consumer solid state drive market. This thin, yet rugged, drive combines Link A Media Devices' (LAMD) LM87800 controller with Toshiba's 19nm Toggle mode MLC NAND flash to...-
By Real World Labs on August 22, 2013
All the major players are jockeying for position in an effort to get you the consumer to purchase their SSD. Seagate has thrown its hat into the ring with the launch of their 600 Series SSD. This drive is aimed squarely at most of you; the...-
By DigitalVersus on August 14, 2013
Seagate's stab at the SSD market isn't exactly a smashing success. The 600 SSD 480 GB has more or less satisfactory speeds, but they're nothing exceptional, falling far behind its best competitors. And it costs nearly £100 more than the...60
By Good Gear Guide on July 29, 2013
There's no doubt that a solid state drive can make your laptop or desktop PC run faster and boot up quicker. Seagate's SSD 600 is among the fastest of the recent solid state drives we've seen, and it's also power efficient, light, and...80
By Computer Shopper on July 09, 2013
Seagate’s first consumer-focused SSD is an admirable effort that delivered very good performance on several of our benchmark tests. Laptop upgraders, however, will want to mind its power consumption at idle, and value hunters will want to weigh...60
By techPowerUp! on July 02, 2013
Seagate is well known for their fantastic hard-drive products, where they share a huge market share with Western Digital. The company recently announced their entry into the consumer SSD market. They had SSDs before, but none that could compete with...93
By TechRadar on June 27, 2013
You might think Seagate's only venture into the murky world of SSDs came with its Momentus XT SSHD (solid state hybrid drive). The storage company has been plugging away with this hybrid experiment for quite a while with varying degrees of success,...80
By MyCE on June 11, 2013
Let us summarise the most important positive and negative points below:Positive:Silky smooth operation as a system drive. Excellent sequential reading performance, even at very low queue depths. Excellent 4K random reading performance at low and high...-