Average Bench: 16.8% (1003rd of 1015)

Based on 1,164 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HTS541612J9SA00

Terrible average bench

The Hitachi HTS541612J9SA00 120GB averaged 83.2% 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 0.33MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 0.86MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HTS541612J9SA00 120GB is just 15.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Hitachi HTS541612J9SA00 120GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 19.2MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 25.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,164 samples)
Min Avg Max
13.1 Read 30.5 43.1
12.7 Write 28.7 40.6
4.61 Mixed 19.2 35.5
9.3 SusWrite 25.2 40.4
19.1% 25.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.08 4K Read 0.37 0.5
0.15 4K Write 0.86 1.2
0.1 4K Mixed 0.33 0.5
67.8% 0.52 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
96GB free
Firmware: SBDOC70P
SusWrite @10s intervals: 32 33 33 34 32 32 MB/s
Read 35.8
Write 28.5
Mixed 21
SusWrite 32.6
22% 29.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.5
93% 0.63 MB/s
15GB free
Firmware: SBDOC7BP
SusWrite @10s intervals: 32 34 34 34 33 33 MB/s
Read 29.7
Write 26.7
Mixed 19.2
SusWrite 33.3
20% 27.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
99% 0.73 MB/s
30GB free
Firmware: SBDOC7DP
SusWrite @10s intervals: 29 30 30 30 30 30 MB/s
Read 31
Write 31.5
Mixed 18
SusWrite 29.7
20% 27.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.5
91% 0.63 MB/s
48GB free
Firmware: SBDOC80A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 27 27 27 27 27 MB/s
Read 29
Write 30
Mixed 21.1
SusWrite 27.3
20% 26.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.5
89% 0.6 MB/s
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBDOC70P
SusWrite @10s intervals: 15 17 18 18 21 21 MB/s
Read 30
Write 19.3
Mixed 17.5
SusWrite 18.4
16% 21.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.5
93% 0.63 MB/s
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBDOC70P
SusWrite @10s intervals: 15 17 17 19 21 21 MB/s
Read 21.7
Write 30.8
Mixed 17.3
SusWrite 18.4
16% 22.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
99% 0.73 MB/s
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBDOC70P
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1 1.1 5.7 7.4 0.5 MB/s
Read 15
Write 12.2
Mixed 7.5
SusWrite 2.8
7% 9.38 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.3
61% 0.47 MB/s
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Typical HTS541612J9SA00 120GB Builds (Compare 8 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
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Desktop
Desktop 18%
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Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk

System: Asus F3E

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $171

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