Seagate 1TB FireCuda Desktop SSHD SATA III w/ 64MB Cache

MX63449 1TB FireCuda Desktop SSHD SATA III  w/ 64MB Cache
MX63449 1TB FireCuda Desktop SSHD SATA III  w/ 64MB Cache MX63449 1TB FireCuda Desktop SSHD SATA III  w/ 64MB Cache

Product Info

FireCuda – A Ferociously Fast Hard Drive!

Ferocious Performance. Superior Storage. Tireless Durability. FireCuda™ 3.5-inch solid state hard drives blend SSD technology with an HDD platform for the instant-on performance and capacity you need.

  • Perfect for gaming, creative pro applications
  • 5x faster than traditional 7,200 rpm HDDs
  • More capacity than SSD
  • 64MB cache with 8GB NAND Flash
  • Faster Boot Times



Fast. Big. Durable.

Play faster, work smarter. FireCuda™ drives meld the latest SSD technology with a standard hard drive for a compact blend of capacity and speeds up to 5x faster than typical hard drives. SATA 6Gb/s technology to further maximize performance.

Ferocious Performance

Hate waiting on your game or application to load? FireCuda™ blends SSD technology and a standard HDD, resulting in performance similar to an SSD but with all the capacity you expect from an HDD. It's the perfect upgrade for gamers, creative professionals and PC enthusiasts.

Richer Gaming Experience

FireCuda™ SSHDs deliver faster load speeds for nonstop performance and play.

Save time with a drive that boots in seconds, not minutes

Get in the game up to 5x faster than traditional hard drives

Tireless Durability

Don't fret about Seagate storage reliability. FireCuda™ SSHDs are backed by an industry-best 5-year limited warranty. A warranty that beats most competitive drive warranties by up to 2 or 3 years. The cutting edge has never felt so safe.

Efficient Power Savings

Potentially lower your overall costs and increase your capabilities with the FireCuda™. FireCuda™ 2.5-inch SSHDs are performance-tuned to draw less power than competitors' offerings. Reducing power consumption and heat generation helps increase system performance and improve durability, especially when playing games and running multiple applications.

  • Hybrid technology allows the SSHD to limit drive access, saving power
  • Lower power components create less heat - resulting in better frame rates and computer performance


Model Number ST1000DX002
Interface SATA 6Gb/s NCQ
Capacity 1 TB
Form Factor 3.5"
NAND Type/Size MLC/8GB
Cache 64 MB
SATA Transfer Rates Supported 6.0/3.0/1.5 Gb/s
Seek Average, Read < 8.5 ms
Seek Average, Write < 8.5 ms
Average Data Rate, Read/Write 156 MB/s
Average Data Rate From NAND Media (MB/s) 190 MB/s
Max Sustained Data Rate, OD Read 210 MB/s
Heads/Disks 2/1
Bytes per Sector 4096
Reliability/Data Integrity  
Contact Start/Stop Cycles N/A
Load/Unload Cycles 300,000
Nonrecoverable Read Errors per Bits Read, Max 1 per 10E14
Annual Failure Rate (AFR) < 1%
Power Management  
Startup Power 2.0 A
Power Consumption Operating Mode, Typical : 5.9 W
Idle2 Average: 3.36 W
Standby Mode: 0.63 W
Sleep Mode: 0.63 W
Temperature Operating (ambient min.): 0 °C
Operating (drive case max.): 60 °C
Nonoperating (ambient): -40 to 70 °C
Dimensions (HxWxD) 0.782 x 4.0 x 5.787 inches
Weight 400g (0.88 lb)