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Break Through Performance Barriers
Now, 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.
Solid State Speed. Hard Drive Budget.
Seagate Desktop SSHD leverages several gigabytes of NAND flash storage to deliver the performance benefits of solid state drives. Desktop SSHD is 4× faster than standard 7200 RPM hard drives*; it improves system-level performance by an average of 20%; and you'll get far faster bootups.
*As measured by PC Mark Vantage benchmark software
Capacity Without Compromise
Solid state drives are typically only affordable in very low capacities, but there's no need to compromise with a Seagate Desktop SSHD.
Installs With Ease
Seagate Desktop SSHD installs and works with your desktop computer exactly like a standard hard drive. It's fully compatible with standard SATA technology, and there's no need to worry about what OS you're using: Desktop SSHD is compatible with most major operating systems and do not require any special drivers or sotware to make it run.
Performance That Adapts to You
Seagate Adaptive Memory technology is the secret to Desktop SSHD's stunning responsiveness. Adaptive Memory software learns what data you use most then copies it to the drive's solid state memory, where it can be accessed in an instant.
The Seagate Desktop SSHD combines a high capacity hard drive and 8GB of solid-state MLC flash to add SSD like performance to any desktop. The Desktop SSHD boots and launches applications within seconds of a solid state drive, but is more cost efficient because the combined technology leverages the cost efficiency of a hard disk drive. Adaptive Memory technology intelligently monitors the frequently used files and stores them in the solid state memory for blazing fast recall. The SATA 6Gb/s NCQ interface with 64 MB cache enables the use of the industry's latest and fastest hard drive controllers while providing backward compatibility to SATA 3Gb/s systems. The Desktop SSHD is designed to work in most desktop systems without the need for special drivers or software to install and configure. It installs and works just like a hard drive only faster. Simultaneously run multiple applications like video and photography editing, video playback and computer games. Backed by a 3 year limited warranty.