Average Bench: 42.8% (477th of 1010)

Based on 61 user benchmarks.  Models: Hitachi HTS541064A9E680, HTS541064A9E680

Below average average bench

The HGST Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 640GB averaged 57.1% 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 1.22MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.19MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HGST Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 640GB is 26%. 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. Sustained Write Speed 63.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 61 samples)
Min Avg Max
51.1 Read 75.8 101
45.6 Write 72.6 93.8
11.5 Mixed 64.2 88.9
53.4 SusWrite 63.4 81.6
51.2% 69 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.11 4K Read 0.36 0.54
0.44 4K Write 1.22 1.56
0.07 4K Mixed 0.19 0.5
58.5% 0.59 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
516GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JA4OA480
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 75 61 79 79 78 MB/s
Read 88.6
Write 84.6
Mixed 32.2
SusWrite 75.8
51% 70.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
117% 0.9 MB/s
116GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JA4OA480
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 81 74 85 89 82 MB/s
Read 79.5
Write 45.3
Mixed 31.1
SusWrite 81.6
43% 59.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.4
80% 0.7 MB/s
41GB free
Firmware: JA4OA480
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 66 66 65 67 67 MB/s
Read 56.2
Write 52.2
Mixed 22.2
SusWrite 66.1
36% 49.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.8 MB/s
304GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JA4OA480
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 51 65 66 63 56 MB/s
Read 60
Write 64
Mixed 27.3
SusWrite 60.9
39% 53.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.8 MB/s
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JA4OA480
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 53 54 54 54 53 MB/s
Read 64.3
Write 64
Mixed 24.1
SusWrite 53.7
38% 51.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.3
62% 0.53 MB/s
216GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JA4OA480
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 56 52 55 55 60 MB/s
Read 10.8
Write 30
Mixed 11.2
SusWrite 53.4
19% 26.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
86% 0.63 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 35%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

System: Toshiba Satellite L955

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $336

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