Average Bench: 40.4% (497th of 1015)

Based on 187 user benchmarks.  Models: Hitachi HTS541064A9E680, HTS541064A9E680

Below average average bench

The HGST Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 640GB averaged 59.6% 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 0.41MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.32MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HGST Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 640GB is 35.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the HGST Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 640GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 39.8MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 65.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 187 samples)
Min Avg Max
13.4 Read 72.2 97.7
30.6 Write 70.6 92
11.1 Mixed 39.8 83
24.7 SusWrite 65.8 94.4
45.5% 62.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.4 0.51
0.48 4K Write 1.32 1.6
0.1 4K Mixed 0.41 0.6
86.3% 0.71 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
184GB free
Firmware: JA4OA480
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 85 89 91 91 90 MB/s
Read 82.2
Write 71.2
Mixed 32.6
SusWrite 87.5
50% 68.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
115% 0.87 MB/s
297GB free
Firmware: JA4OA480
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 90 91 90 89 89 MB/s
Read 68.4
Write 67.9
Mixed 27.7
SusWrite 89.4
46% 63.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
104% 0.83 MB/s
385GB free
Firmware: JA4OA480
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 75 76 75 75 75 MB/s
Read 77.3
Write 78.9
Mixed 29.8
SusWrite 74
47% 65 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
104% 0.83 MB/s
170GB free
Firmware: JA4OA480
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 58 58 58 59 58 MB/s
Read 89
Write 75.4
Mixed 33.1
SusWrite 57.9
47% 63.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
117% 0.9 MB/s
127GB free
Firmware: JA4OA480
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 58 59 58 58 58 MB/s
Read 83
Write 75.1
Mixed 31.8
SusWrite 57
45% 61.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
115% 0.87 MB/s
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Typical Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 640GB Builds (Compare 19 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

System: Toshiba Satellite L955

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $263

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