Seagate Momentus XT 750GB Solid State Hybrid Drive Review – SSD Performance With HDD Capacity
3 January 2012
Conclusion: As a person who owns and uses various SSD’s and the first-generation Momentus drive, I am very happy with the new Momentus XT. It delivers around 120/120Mbps read/write performance, directly competing against like drives on the market, and even challenging SSDs as shown in a few tests.
Conclusion: The Seagate Momentus 750GB drive makes us wonder why we didn’t get it sooner. The performance gains that were seen compared to the factory installed drive in our ASUS laptop are incredible.
Seagate Momentus 750GB (ST9750420AS) 2.5 inch Notebook Storage Hard drive
15 February 2011
Conclusion: The sequential and Burst rate seem to be a strong point for this drive so far but access time during write test takes a hit. It could be because of the density of the platter. Write Access time and Boot Load time does show a difference as well.
Summary: With a current online price of about $100 this vast 750GB laptop hard drive is a great solution for the storage hungry laptop-junkie. Solid State Drives are an excellent mobile computing choice – if you have the green to meet the current high price tags.
Conclusion: We found the Seagate Momentus 500 GB 2.5 inch (7200.4) to be a great upgrade to what had been the questionable purchase of a POS Toshiba laptop. Previous to the Seagate Momentus we were using the laptop but not entirely happy with it’s performance.
Summary: I really went into this skeptical, I promise I did. But I’ve been using this drive daily for weeks, and I just can’t find a single weak spot. The only thing I can come up with is a slight increase in susceptibility to gyroscopic effects over a 5400 RPM drive, but laptop drives being laptop drives,...
Summary: Upgrading an older laptop is a tricky business; you can only go so far with it, and the upgrade parts tend to be expensive. Indeed, for many laptops, the only possible hardware upgrades are the hard drive and the ram.