Average Bench: 16.3% (1005th of 1015)

Based on 1,254 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HTS541612J9SA00

Terrible average bench

The Hitachi HTS541612J9SA00 120GB averaged 83.6% 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 0.37MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 0.88MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HTS541612J9SA00 120GB is just 17.2%. 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 18.6MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 25.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,254 samples)
Min Avg Max
11.2 Read 29.9 43.8
10.4 Write 27.9 41
5.06 Mixed 18.6 34.1
8.8 SusWrite 25.1 40.9
18.7% 25.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.38 0.5
0.16 4K Write 0.88 1.2
0.1 4K Mixed 0.37 0.6
73.7% 0.54 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
110GB free
Firmware: SBDOC70P
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 36 34 37 37 37 MB/s
Read 36
Write 34.3
Mixed 21.3
SusWrite 35.9
23% 31.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.5
97% 0.7 MB/s
78GB free
Firmware: SBDOC70P
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 37 37 37 37 37 MB/s
Read 34.3
Write 30.8
Mixed 21
SusWrite 37
23% 30.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
108% 0.73 MB/s
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBDOC7DP
SusWrite @10s intervals: 17 37 37 35 36 38 MB/s
Read 34.6
Write 33.6
Mixed 21
SusWrite 33.6
22% 30.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.4
86% 0.67 MB/s
87GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBDOC70P
SusWrite @10s intervals: 22 19 9.4 22 29 30 MB/s
Read 32.4
Write 31.3
Mixed 19.3
SusWrite 22
19% 26.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.5
89% 0.6 MB/s
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBDOC7BP
SusWrite @10s intervals: 23 28 28 31 30 31 MB/s
Read 12.9
Write 15.4
Mixed 17.8
SusWrite 28.7
14% 18.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.3
57% 0.4 MB/s
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBDOC70P
SusWrite @10s intervals: 12 18 15 19 24 25 MB/s
Read 15.7
Write 11.9
Mixed 9.5
SusWrite 18.5
10% 13.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.3
57% 0.4 MB/s
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBDIC7UP
SusWrite @10s intervals: 11 10 12 17 19 11 MB/s
Read 8.3
Write 11.5
Mixed 8.8
SusWrite 13.5
8% 10.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.5
75% 0.43 MB/s
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Typical HTS541612J9SA00 120GB Builds (Compare 9 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 19%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk

System: Asus F3E

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 10% - Terrible Total price: $90

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Excellent

17 days ago.

It is perfect with a atom z520 and a Nvidia GeForce 6150SE nForce 430


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