Average Bench: 44.1% (474th of 1010)

Based on 54 user benchmarks.  Models: Hitachi HTS541064A9E680, HTS541064A9E680

Below average average bench

The HGST Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 640GB averaged 55.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.21MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 69.4MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HGST Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 640GB is 21.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the HGST Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 640GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.36MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.16MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 54 samples)
Min Avg Max
54.1 Read 79.1 102
51.8 Write 74.7 95.2
13.5 Mixed 69.4 89.6
55.9% 74.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.36 0.54
0.43 4K Write 1.21 1.56
0.06 4K Mixed 0.16 0.2
54.9% 0.58 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
544GB free
Firmware: JA4OA480 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 89.4
Write 78.7
Mixed 81
62% 83 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.41
4K Mixed 0.19
69% 0.71 MB/s
513GB free
Firmware: JA4OA480 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 80
Write 87
Mixed 78.4
62% 81.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 0.67
4K Mixed 0.16
48% 0.41 MB/s
277GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JA4OA480 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 77.1
Write 82.1
Mixed 14.3
42% 57.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.49
4K Mixed 0.17
64% 0.7 MB/s
488GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JA4OA480 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 76.5
Write 81
Mixed 76.1
59% 77.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.15
4K Write 0.69
4K Mixed 0.09
29% 0.31 MB/s
467GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JA4OA480 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 74.9
Write 80
Mixed 79
59% 77.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.09
4K Write 0.44
4K Mixed 0.03
15% 0.19 MB/s
566GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JA4OA480 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 76
Write 72.4
Mixed 63.2
53% 70.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.03
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.07
16% 0.17 MB/s
294GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JA4OA480 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 69.3
Write 69.2
Mixed 69.2
52% 69.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 0.58
4K Mixed 0.09
35% 0.34 MB/s
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Typical Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 640GB Builds (Compare 30 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

System: Toshiba Satellite L955

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $333

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