Seagate 500GB Laptop Thin SSHD SATA 6GB/s 64MB 7mm Hard Drive

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Seagate® Laptop and Laptop Thin SSHDs fuse the lightning speed of SSD with the high capacity of a hard drive. Powered by Seagate Adaptive Memory™ technology, SSHD improves boot times and application speed dramatically, unleashing your system's performance.

  • 500GB, 7mm design for the latest, thinnest laptops
  • Boots up and performs like an SSD
  • Up to 5 times faster than a traditional 5400-RPM HDD
  • Easy laptop upgrade to boost performance and capacity.

SSHDs use Seagate flash management technology to deliver SSD-like performance. Testing consistently shows that Seagate Laptop SSHDs compare favourably to SSDs--without sacrificing capacity.

SSD + HDD - The best of both worlds.

Seagate Laptop SSHDs integrate NAND flash solid-state storage with traditional hard drive storage, creating a laptop drive with the speed of solid state and the capacity of a hard drive.

  • No need to compromise performance over capacity
  • Installs and works like a typical hard drive
  • Unmatched data integrity and reliability by maximising the strengths of both flash and hard drive storage
  • Performance optimised by Seagate Adaptive Memory™ technology

SSHD is affordable.

SSHDs fuse the strength of SSD and HDD into one affordable and powerful device. You do not have to compromise capacity over performance anymore. With an SSHD, you can have it all. It is the latest and most affordable way to maximise every penny you invest in your PC.

Easy, low-cost HDD laptop upgrade: SSHD provides a great way to breath new life into an older laptop computer.

  • Get performance you never thought possible from your old system
  • One of the most cost-effective ways to increase performance in your PC or MAC system.
  • Easy DIY laptop upgrade solutions available

Seagate Adaptive Memory™ technology

Seagate Adaptive Memory™ technology effectively identifies the most frequently-used data in your computer. This data is stored in the ultra-fast NAND flash memory, which results in blazing fast boot times and a super-responsive experience where you wait less and do more. This technology is constantly working and adapting to the way you work and access information.

PC & Mac Compatible.

Your Seagate® Laptop SSHD or Laptop Thin SSHD is designed to work in any standard laptop system. Unlike other "hyrbrid" solutions, there are no special drivers or software to install and configure. It installs and works just like a hard drive - only faster!

Affordable and reliable SSHD for your laptop.

SSHDs fuse the strength of SSD and HDD into one affordable and powerful device. You'll be surprised at how little you have to pay to get SSD-like performance in your laptop.

And since SSD fuses the strengths of both HDD and SSD technologies, you get the combined reliability of both in a solid state hybrid drive product.



Product Description
Seagate Laptop Thin SSHD - hybrid hard drive - 500 GB - SATA 6Gb/s
Hybrid hard drive - internal
500 GB
Flash Memory Capacity
8 GB
NAND Flash Memory Type
Multi-level cell (MLC)
Form Factor
SATA 6Gb/s
Data Transfer Rate
600 MBps
Buffer Size
64 MB
Spindle Speed
5400 rpm
QuietStep, Native Command Queuing (NCQ), Ramp Load
Dimensions (WxDxH)
69.85 mm x 100.35 mm x 7 mm
95 g
Manufacturer Warranty
3 years warranty



Device Type
Hybrid hard drive - internal
500 GB
Flash Memory Capacity
8 GB
NAND Flash Memory Type
Multi-level cell (MLC)
Form Factor
SATA 6Gb/s
Buffer Size
64 MB
Bytes per Sector
QuietStep, Native Command Queuing (NCQ), Ramp Load
69.85 mm
100.35 mm
7 mm
95 g


Drive Transfer Rate
600 MBps (external)
Seek Time
12 ms (average) / 14 ms (max)
Spindle Speed
5400 rpm


Non-Recoverable Errors
1 per 10^14
Start / Stop Cycles

Expansion & Connectivity

1 x SATA 6 Gb/s - 7 pin Serial ATA
Compatible Bay


Power Consumption
2.5 Watt ( active ) , 0.9 Watt ( idle )

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support
Limited warranty - 3 years

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature
0 °C
Max Operating Temperature
60 °C
Shock Tolerance
350 g @ 2ms

Customer reviews

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5* Gives new lease of life to ageing Macbook
Reviewed by Chris on 07/09/2013
Bought this for my wife's 2006 Macbook - was getting painfully slow to boot & to launch applications. After first few re-boots now boots up in little more than a third the time it used to and loads frequently used apps in a flash. Makes my 2011 Macbook Pro with 7200 rpm drive look quite slow now! Straightforward to install (tho' Apple's on-line instructions fail to mention you need a Torx screwdriver as well as a Phillips). Arrived promptly and seems a good compromise between cost & performance. Would definitely recommend if cost of true SSDs is an issue.
5* item is o.e.m.
Reviewed by Anonymous on 24/04/2013
item is good, but just be aware that it is an o.e.m. item. Don't think this is stated in its title. So in the box you receive the hard drive and......nothing else. You will need a sata cable, power cable and software to install a new o/s. If you just wish to make a clone of your hard drive use seagates diskwizard software to clone your original hard drive. free to download from their website.
5* Excellent disk
Reviewed by Paul on 23/08/2013
I bought two of these to make a striped RAID0 in my new Promise Tech. Pegasus J4 enclosure.

They are very quiet and fast - I am getting speeds up to 570mbit read and 350mbit write. Easily matching my SSD in the same enclosure but a fraction of the cost.

These drives are well worth considering if you want big, fast "scratch" storage.
5* Remarkable Difference in no time
Reviewed by Ted jeffery on 22/09/2014
For the price this is the best way to upgrade your computers I have fitter 3 in my desktop computers as well as my laptop, and it as give them all an extended life.I would highly recommend these drives.
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