Editors Liked

  • Widely compatible 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
  • 8GB MLC Nand Flash

Editors Didn't Like

  • Modest 8GB cache can only fit so much
  • Basic 5,400RPM hard disk component
  • Cache size is smaller than we'd like to see in a 3rd generation Hybrid