Average Bench: 41.5% (485th of 1015)

Based on 1,808 user benchmarks.  Model: APPLE HDD HTS541010A9E662

Below average average bench

The Apple HDD HTS541010A9E662 1TB averaged 58.4% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.48MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.29MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Apple HDD HTS541010A9E662 1TB is 38.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Apple HDD HTS541010A9E662 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 28MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 70.1MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,808 samples)
Min Avg Max
18.1 Read 74.5 104
21.7 Write 73.4 104
15.3 Mixed 28 38.5
34.9 SusWrite 70.1 103
44.8% 61.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.46 0.6
0.46 4K Write 1.29 1.6
0.2 4K Mixed 0.48 0.6
96.8% 0.74 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
305GB free
Firmware: JA0AB560
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 98 100 98 96 94 MB/s
Read 102
Write 103
Mixed 38.1
SusWrite 97.5
62% 85.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
121% 0.93 MB/s
588GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JA0AB5D0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 68 75 68 81 84 MB/s
Read 82.6
Write 79.4
Mixed 29.5
SusWrite 73.1
48% 66.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.5
88% 0.63 MB/s
891GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JA0AB5D0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 71 71 69 71 73 MB/s
Read 83.8
Write 80.9
Mixed 28.8
SusWrite 69.8
48% 65.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
115% 0.87 MB/s
319GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JA0AB5D0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 62 60 60 61 60 MB/s
Read 49.2
Write 67.2
Mixed 24.8
SusWrite 60.5
37% 50.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.3
76% 0.7 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,990,961 HDDs tested.

Typical HDD HTS541010A9E662 1TB Builds (Compare 253 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop 55%
Workstation 28%

System: Apple iMac14,1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 28% - Poor Total price: $80

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