Seagate Laptop Thin SSHD SATA600 ST-LM000 Series
Widelycompatible 7mm form factor, Considerably cheaper than an SSD, No drivers needed; works with any OS, Cache acceleration is felt during everyday use, Makes an excellent upgrade for an ageing laptop
Excellent overall performance from a very thin form factor SSHD, Outstanding performance when considering Cost/GB, Caching works full time, without the need for any configuration or driver.
Better performance than standard 5400RPM and 7200RPM hard drives, Better performance than previous generation Seagate SSHD, Not all that more expensive than a standard 500GB hard drive, 8GB MLC Nand Flash, 7mm height
The Seagate Laptop Thin SSHD offers noticeably faster boot time and better overall performance than regular hard drives at a much lower cost than solid-state drives.
Modest 8GB cache can only fit so much, Basic 5,400RPM harddisk component
Cache size is smaller than we'd like to see in a 3rd generation Hybrid.
Would be interesting to see what a higher rotational speed and more NAND flash memory could do for you!
The Seagate Laptop Thin SSHD's data transfer speed is slow. It comes with just 8GB of flash memory and spins at only 5,400rpm.
By uk.hardware.info on October 11, 2013
Most of our avid readers of course have at least one SSD in their desktop and laptop, but for large volume storage you're still relegated to conventional hard disks. It's almost become a negative connotation - 'conventional' - and it...-
By Tech2 on August 16, 2013
The third generation Seagate SSHD comes at a price of Rs. 6000 (plus taxes) which amounts to around Rs.12.82 per GB. If seen from a pure hard drive perspective this is a high cost per GB. But considering the price points at which previous generation...75
By HEXUS.net on August 14, 2013
The Laptop Thin SSHD is one of the most accessible hybrid storage solutions to date. By combining a basic 5,400RPM hard disk with an 8GB MLC NAND cache, Seagate has created a low-cost drive that offers the capacity of a hard disk and the performance...-
By Hardware Secrets on July 09, 2013
It is hard to verify the real advantage of a hybrid hard disk drive. Synthetic tests don’t take advantage of the SSD portion, since the drive controller only places data there when it “learns” it is frequently accessed. But even in...-
By hardwarebbq.com on July 08, 2013
Does the job when it comes to application and operating system loading, otherwise its just...82
By Expert Reviews on June 21, 2013
Provides good performance boost over hard disks, but it’s still no match for an SSD...80
By uk.hardware.info on May 24, 2013
The Seagate Laptop Thin SSHD is indeed faster than conventional hard disks in the PCMark real-life benchmarks, but doesn't reach the level of SSD performance. The SSD cache enables the disk to write very quickly, but reading will usually occur from...-
By TweakTown on May 20, 2013
I must admit for the longest time I was a holdout when it came to solid state drives. While all of my friends and even co-workers were building super PCs with SSD's, I was chugging along on my dual 7200.11 RAID 0 setup thinking those SSD's...95
By PCPer on May 13, 2013
Seagate appears to be leading the way in the mobile Hybrid drive market. Each and every generation has pushed the envelope further and come closer to native SSD speeds. The catch is those speeds are only attained for data that is in the cache, and...-
By Hardware Canucks on May 02, 2013
The idea of combining the best of the SSD and hard drive worlds into a single product is a novel one, but few products have truly taken advantage of the possibilities this approach offers. Seagates approach has thus far been the closest to...-