Average Bench: 28.3% (789th of 1015)

Based on 8,769 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HTS545032B9A300

Very poor average bench

The Hitachi HTS545032B9A300 320GB averaged 71.7% 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 0.57MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.09MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HTS545032B9A300 320GB is 34.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Hitachi HTS545032B9A300 320GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 28.8MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 46.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,769 samples)
Min Avg Max
9.68 Read 52.4 76.3
10.3 Write 50 73.7
8.97 Mixed 28.8 40.5
11.3 SusWrite 46.1 73.8
32.5% 44.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.42 0.5
0.29 4K Write 1.09 1.4
0.1 4K Mixed 0.57 0.7
101% 0.69 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
112GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PB3OC61J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 62 66 70 69 70 MB/s
Read 74.8
Write 69.5
Mixed 39.5
SusWrite 64.9
46% 62.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
104% 0.7 MB/s
42GB free
Firmware: PB3OC64G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 62 61 63 64 63 MB/s
Read 60
Write 28.7
Mixed 31.8
SusWrite 62.2
34% 45.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
123% 0.83 MB/s
123GB free
Firmware: PB3OC60F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 60 59 59 60 60 MB/s
Read 59
Write 55.6
Mixed 33.4
SusWrite 59.3
38% 51.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
123% 0.83 MB/s
125GB free
Firmware: PB3OC60F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 49 55 55 55 55 55 MB/s
Read 55.5
Write 51
Mixed 28.5
SusWrite 53.9
35% 47.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
123% 0.83 MB/s
278GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PB3ZC61H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 25 39 27 60 56 MB/s
Read 56.3
Write 54.3
Mixed 24.8
SusWrite 41.8
32% 44.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
104% 0.7 MB/s
61GB free
Firmware: PB3O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 0.1 0 0 0.3 8.5 11 MB/s
Read 35.3
Write 27
Mixed 21.8
SusWrite 3.3
16% 21.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
110% 0.77 MB/s
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Gaming 11%
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Desktop 31%
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Workstation
Workstation 14%
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System: Acer Aspire 5740

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 9% - Terrible Total price: $85

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