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Seagate-st1000lm014.34279453
9.4 out of 10

Seagate ST1000LM014

Great Deal: $105.99

Reviews and Problems with Seagate ST1000LM014

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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Wayne_B, NCIX.com
11 July 2014
  • Summary: This SSHD seemed like a great idea to speed up my HP ENVY dv7. I did not realize I had a second internal drive bay (no connection wiring provided, of course)so I was doing an external USB clone. The Seagate software referred to does not work with USB connections - I asked them. I finally found EaseUS ToDO Backup FREE 6.5 which worked cleanly the first time. Be sure to turn off all non essential programs - AV especially!
  • Pros: Nice fast hard drive
  • Cons: Seagate software DOES NOT support USB cloning
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Overall 7
6.6
Value for money 10
10
Features 4
4.0
Performance 4
4.0
Overall quality 8
8.0

May be OK

gscutt, TigerDirect.com
30 June 2014
  • Summary: Product may be ok. Comes without software. There is software available for this HD on the Seagate site, but it does not seem to work. At best, it is VERY user unfriendly. Mostly it seems to act as a shill to go to a software site to buy an upgrade. We will not pay them what seems to be blackmail.
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Overall 8
8.0

Works Great , faster/better performance

TinMass, B&H Photo
24 April 2014
  • Excerpt: Works Great in my 2011 MacBook Pro, Love having the extra storage space. Used to lug a external drive for audio files. Everything fits on drive. Love the speedier start ups too.. I back it up weekly.
  • Pros: Fast Connectivity
  • Cons: None so far
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Overall 7
6.6
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 6
6.0
Performance 6
6.0
Overall quality 6
6.0

It is loud when running

fair trader,, TigerDirect.com
25 March 2014
  • Summary: The hard drive is loud when it is being written to. I can't find where the size of the SSD portion is stated. I see the Cache and the total capacity is ststed but nowhere is the SS portion of the 1T drive stated. The HDD. I had to pay to have it installed and the clone device failed.
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Overall 8
7.6
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 8
8.0
Performance 6
6.0
Overall quality 8
8.0

Don't expect SSD performance

greene162, TigerDirect.com
15 March 2014
  • Summary: Not what I was hoping for. I'd have been better off with a 7200 rpm HDD.
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 8
8.0
Performance 6
6.0
Overall quality 10
10

Solid state performance is a bit of a stretch

DoctorDon, TigerDirect.com
15 March 2014
  • Summary: I bought the drive to replace a 256GB SSD in my notebook, so I was accustomed to very fast performance. This drive isn't fast, but it certainly is passable for the capacity.
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Overall 8
7.6
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 8
8.0
Performance 6
6.0
Overall quality 8
8.0

Not as fast

balda, TigerDirect.com
30 December 2013
  • Summary: I had higher expectations due to specs and other reviews. I was dissapointed with the booting speed and program opening speed, not visibly faster. I regret buying it, probably better off with a standard but 7200RPM instead. Nonetheless, the upgrade to 1Tb was needed for me, and that it does.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good performance upgrade for 5400-RPM and PlayStation hard drives, almost as fast as 7200-RPM, but still slower than SSD drives.

ƒůŽźŸ ωŬ≥ζŷ ♥☮♭♩♪♫♬♮☯☺♡✈, Amazon
20 December 2013
  • Summary: இ Fuzzy Wuzzy's Summary: ѾѾѾѾ Recommended with warm fuzzies. փ Positives: փ This 5400-RPM drive that utilizes 8-GB SSD smart-caching is a great upgrade to replace an existing 5400-RPM or PlayStation drive, as long as you frequently access applications and data files repeatedly. փ This 5400-RPM drive can perform almost as fast as many 7200-RPM drives, but it still cannot match SSD drive speeds. փ This drive runs very quietly and can just barely be heard most of the time.
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Overall 8
8.0

Works as expected

franc23, B&H Photo
9 December 2013
  • Excerpt: Works as expected. Read times are great. Write times not so much. Very quiet operation and works quite well.
  • Pros: Quiet
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Overall 8
8.0

Works as advertised

Tom, B&H Photo
3 December 2013
  • Excerpt: I used it to replace the hard drive that came with my PS4 and it fits and works perfectly.
  • Pros: Quiet
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