Average Bench: 29.9% (771st of 1010)

Based on 4,719 user benchmarks.  Model: HITACHI HTS543232A7A384

Very poor average bench

The Hitachi HTS543232A7A384 320GB averaged 70.1% 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 Mixed IO Speed 0.47MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 0.98MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HTS543232A7A384 320GB is 37.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Hitachi HTS543232A7A384 320GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 31.9MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 47.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,719 samples)
Min Avg Max
11.6 Read 57 81.8
9.57 Write 50.8 79.1
9.72 Mixed 31.9 44.3
12.7 SusWrite 47.1 79.2
34.3% 46.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.4 0.5
0.3 4K Write 0.98 1.3
0.1 4K Mixed 0.47 0.6
86.7% 0.62 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
241GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ES2OA60W
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 30 18 51 70 60 MB/s
Read 69.6
Write 52.2
Mixed 39.4
SusWrite 45.2
38% 51.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
108% 0.73 MB/s
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ES2OA60W
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 35 25 40 45 44 MB/s
Read 57.2
Write 53.1
Mixed 32.7
SusWrite 37.3
33% 45.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.5
95% 0.67 MB/s
124GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ES2OA60W
SusWrite @10s intervals: 32 33 39 36 63 65 MB/s
Read 48.3
Write 32.5
Mixed 28.7
SusWrite 44.6
28% 38.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
108% 0.73 MB/s
100GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ES2OA60W
SusWrite @10s intervals: 32 34 35 40 41 42 MB/s
Read 46.1
Write 39.6
Mixed 29
SusWrite 37.3
28% 38 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.5
95% 0.67 MB/s
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ES2OA60W
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 23 15 18 18 20 MB/s
Read 20.2
Write 22.6
Mixed 17.6
SusWrite 23.5
16% 21 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.1
21% 0.17 MB/s
151GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ES2OA70B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 9.3 21 17 17 25 24 MB/s
Read 14.3
Write 14.3
Mixed 11
SusWrite 18.8
11% 14.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.1
24% 0.23 MB/s
167GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ES2OA60W
SusWrite @10s intervals: 14 14 17 21 18 14 MB/s
Read 10.5
Write 12
Mixed 10.2
SusWrite 16.3
9% 12.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.1
19% 0.13 MB/s
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Typical HTS543232A7A384 320GB Builds (Compare 7,802 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 13%
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Desktop
Desktop 44%
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Workstation
Workstation 17%
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System: HP Pavilion g6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $241

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