Average Bench: 26.9% (822nd of 1015)

Based on 4,896 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HDT725025VLA380

Very poor average bench

The Hitachi HDT725025VLA380 250GB averaged 73.0% 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 0.73MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.65MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDT725025VLA380 250GB is 22.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Hitachi HDT725025VLA380 250GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 30.8MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 45.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,896 samples)
Min Avg Max
21.1 Read 48 62.2
23.8 Write 47.7 61.5
17.7 Mixed 30.8 37.3
20.9 SusWrite 45.3 62.6
31.6% 43 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.59 0.7
0.7 4K Write 1.65 2
0.4 4K Mixed 0.73 0.9
136% 0.99 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
233GB free
Firmware: V5DOA7BA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 62 63 63 63 63 MB/s
Read 60.8
Write 62.4
Mixed 37.4
SusWrite 62.4
41% 55.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
155% 1.17 MB/s
11GB free
Firmware: V5DOA52A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 62 63 59 59 58 MB/s
Read 61.7
Write 56.5
Mixed 37
SusWrite 60.3
40% 53.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
149% 1.1 MB/s
17GB free
Firmware: V5DOA73A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 61 60 61 62 61 MB/s
Read 46.5
Write 43.7
Mixed 28.5
SusWrite 61
33% 44.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
147% 1.07 MB/s
138GB free
Firmware: V5DOA7EA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 58 58 57 58 59 MB/s
Read 33.2
Write 35.7
Mixed 24.6
SusWrite 58.2
28% 37.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.07 MB/s
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V5DOA73A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 24 41 48 50 53 MB/s
Read 48.4
Write 52.8
Mixed 28.4
SusWrite 42.3
32% 43 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
149% 1.1 MB/s
181GB free
Firmware: V5DOA7EA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 41 41 40 40 39 MB/s
Read 47.8
Write 50.5
Mixed 30.2
SusWrite 40.3
31% 42.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
145% 1.03 MB/s
44GB free
Firmware: V5DOA73A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 35 36 35 36 35 MB/s
Read 41.3
Write 35.9
Mixed 25.8
SusWrite 35.2
25% 34.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
134% 1 MB/s
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Typical HDT725025VLA380 250GB Builds (Compare 27,442 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 65%
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Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $329

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13 months ago.

very slow for a 250gb hard drive but its still Works fine for Windows 10


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