Seagate SSHD

Seagate’s Desktop 4TB Solid State Hybrid Drive is currently being offered for only $139.99 shipped, today only, originally priced at $239.99. With a Seagate Desktop Solid State Hybrid Drive (SSHD) kit, you can experience SSD-like performance for a fraction of the cost. Desktop SSHD fuses solid state storage with a traditional hard drive to deliver the best of both worlds: Blazing-fast performance and high capacities at prices that work. Product page. Continue reading for an explanation video and more information.

Notable features:

  • 4TB storage capacity, Spindle Speed 5900 RPMNAND flash cMLC/8GB.
  • First solid state hybrid drive (SSHD) in a 3.5-inch form factor.
  • SATA 6G/s with NCQ for interface speed.
  • Installs and operates like a standard hard drive, cross-platform, no drivers or additional software needed.

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Seagate Desktop SSHD leverages several gigabytes of NAND flash storage to deliver the performance benefits of solid state drives. Desktop SSHD is 4x faster than standard 7200 RPM hard drives*; it improves system-level performance by an average of 20%; and you’ll get far faster bootups. More information.