Seagate 1TB Desktop 3.5" SSHD for £58.98 @ eBuyer - HotUKDeals
We use cookie files to improve site functionality and personalisation. By continuing to use HUKD, you accept our cookie and privacy policy.
Get the HUKD app free at Google Play

Search Error

An error occurred when searching, please try again!

Login / Sign UpSubmit

Seagate 1TB Desktop 3.5" SSHD for £58.98 @ eBuyer

Paranor Avatar
2y, 6m agoFound 2 years, 6 months ago
Just bought one of these for my Xbox one external drive, seemed like a good deal.
More From Ebuyer:
Get the Hottest Deals Daily
Stay informed. Once a day, we'll send you the deals our members voted as the best.
Paranor Avatar
2y, 6m agoFound 2 years, 6 months ago

All Comments

(7) Jump to unreadPost a comment
I have 2 of these in a NAS (2x 4TB RAID0) - I know they're not for NAS use but I was curious to see if their Flash cache helps such usage (e.g. common files accessed on server) ;)

Make sure any partitions are 4kb aligned (or higher) - they take a big hit on non-aligned access (137MB/s vs. 212MB/s).
Older 3TB drives (also 4k with 512e emulation) did not take such a big hit.
Why not a WD blue or green which are cheaper? It's like £40 for the WD blue with 3 year warrenty.
its got a ssd and hdd in it thats why ..
nice price for a hybrid drive
Cold from people who don't require a hybrid drive, or don't understand the benefits
Hybrid drives are storage devices that combine NAND flash solid-state drive (SSD) with hard disk drive (HDD) technology, with the intent of adding some of the speed of SSDs to the cost-effective storage capacity of traditional HDDs. The purpose of the SSD in a hybrid drive is to act as a cache for the data stored on the HDD, by keeping copies of the most frequently used data on the SSD for improved overall performance.

I have one of these in my desktop for Steam, and games that I play regularly load significantly faster than off a plain spinning platter drive, and I have one in my server which significantly speeds up the virtual machines that run from it.

Heat, and I hope others read what it is before adding Cold.
Heat from me!

The noobs clearly know nothing about the performance gains of a hybrid over a conventional hard drive.

Do your homework... Twits

Post a Comment

You don't need an account to leave a comment. Just enter your email address. We'll keep it private.

...OR log in with your social account

...OR comment using your social account

Top of Page
Thanks for your comment! Keep it up!
We just need to have a quick look and it will be live soon.
The community is happy to hear your opinion! Keep contributing!