Average Bench: 47% (417th of 1002)

Based on 37,247 user benchmarks.  Models: HGST HTS541010A9E680, HGST HTS541010A9E680, HGST HTS541010A9E6800, HTS541010A9E680, Hitachi HTS541010A9E680

Below average average bench

The HGST Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 1TB averaged 52.9% 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 Write Speed 1.25MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 77.4MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HGST Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 1TB is 22.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the HGST Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 1TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.38MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.16MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 37,247 samples)
Min Avg Max
59.3 Read 82.4 100
55.6 Write 81.5 101
53.1 Mixed 77.4 97
60.5% 80.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.14 4K Read 0.38 0.52
0.56 4K Write 1.25 1.53
0.09 4K Mixed 0.16 0.2
56.8% 0.6 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
12GB free
Firmware: JA0OA560 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 99.1
Write 99.4
Mixed 97.4
74% 98.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 1.47
4K Mixed 0.19
67% 0.7 MB/s
639GB free
Firmware: JA0OA560 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 97.3
Write 89.7
Mixed 88.1
69% 91.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.55
4K Mixed 0.19
69% 0.74 MB/s
475GB free
Firmware: JA0OA560 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 94.7
Write 88.4
Mixed 82
66% 88.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.23
4K Mixed 0.15
58% 0.61 MB/s
601GB free
Firmware: JA0OA560 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 80.8
Write 76.3
Mixed 74.3
58% 77.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.33
4K Write 1.51
4K Mixed 0.16
59% 0.67 MB/s
224GB free
Firmware: JA0OA560 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 78.8
Write 74.6
Mixed 74.6
57% 76 MB/s
4K Read 0.32
4K Write 0.99
4K Mixed 0.14
47% 0.48 MB/s
689GB free
Firmware: JA0OA560 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 60.8
Write 67.8
Mixed 70.8
50% 66.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.09
4K Write 0.88
4K Mixed 0.09
30% 0.35 MB/s
860GB free
Firmware: JA0OA7L0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 56.9
Write 67.8
Mixed 68.5
49% 64.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.25
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.08
21% 0.14 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,795,721 HDDs tested.

Typical Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 1TB Builds (Compare 10,233 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 27%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Tree trunk

System: HP Notebook

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