Average Bench: 36% (609th of 984)

Based on 3,263 user benchmarks.  Model: HITACHI HTS543232A7A384

Poor average bench

The Hitachi HTS543232A7A384 320GB averaged 63.9% 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 0.22MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 0.9MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HTS543232A7A384 320GB is just 19.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Hitachi HTS543232A7A384 320GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.32MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 51.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,263 samples)
Min Avg Max
46 Read 64.8 79.3
35.5 Write 60.7 78.7
16.9 Mixed 51.9 75.6
44.3% 59.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.06 4K Read 0.32 0.5
0.31 4K Write 0.9 1.21
0.06 4K Mixed 0.22 0.32
54.6% 0.48 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
292GB free
Firmware: ES2O Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 81.1
Write 85.7
Mixed 76.7
61% 81.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.05
4K Mixed 0.32
75% 0.61 MB/s
185GB free
Firmware: ES2OA90B Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 74.1
Write 74.4
Mixed 67.4
54% 72 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.01
4K Mixed 0.22
61% 0.55 MB/s
240GB free
Firmware: ES2OA60W Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 69.4
Write 76
Mixed 22.7
41% 56 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 0.96
4K Mixed 0.25
63% 0.54 MB/s
81GB free
Firmware: ES2O Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 62
Write 65
Mixed 61.6
47% 62.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 0.95
4K Mixed 0.25
63% 0.54 MB/s
193GB free
Firmware: ES2OA60W Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 52.7
Write 69.9
Mixed 53.6
44% 58.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.33
4K Write 1.01
4K Mixed 0.28
63% 0.54 MB/s
184GB free
Firmware: ES2O Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 62.4
Write 55.5
Mixed 57
44% 58.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.21
4K Write 0.95
4K Mixed 0.22
50% 0.46 MB/s
89GB free
Firmware: ES2OA90C Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 58.8
Write 56.4
Mixed 63.7
45% 59.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.09
4K Write 0.46
4K Mixed 0.12
26% 0.22 MB/s
117GB free
Firmware: ES2OA70K Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 50.2
Write 47.9
Mixed 21.9
29% 40 MB/s
4K Read 0.04
4K Write 0.06
4K Mixed 0.03
7% 0.04 MB/s
29GB free
Firmware: ES2OA60W Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 36.4
Write 39.4
Mixed 32.4
27% 36.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.06
4K Write 0.46
4K Mixed 0.19
32% 0.24 MB/s
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Desktop 43%
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Workstation 17%
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System: HP Pavilion g6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $245

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