Average Bench: 28.8% (767th of 1015)

Based on 11,091 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HTS545032B9A300

Very poor average bench

The Hitachi HTS545032B9A300 320GB averaged 71.1% 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 0.58MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.11MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HTS545032B9A300 320GB is 33.7%. 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 29.7MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 46.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,091 samples)
Min Avg Max
11.8 Read 54 75.8
12.4 Write 50.5 74
11 Mixed 29.7 39.8
12.6 SusWrite 46.4 74.7
33.1% 45.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.43 0.5
0.3 4K Write 1.11 1.4
0.1 4K Mixed 0.58 0.7
102% 0.71 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
248GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PB3OC60F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 50 59 71 78 71 MB/s
Read 82
Write 79.6
Mixed 43
SusWrite 64.7
49% 67.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
113% 0.83 MB/s
284GB free
Firmware: PB3OC60F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 68 70 69 70 70 MB/s
Read 66.1
Write 50.7
Mixed 31.1
SusWrite 69.3
40% 54.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
123% 0.83 MB/s
153GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PB3OC64G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 20 9.1 12 21 32 MB/s
Read 59.3
Write 53.5
Mixed 32.6
SusWrite 19.6
30% 41.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
104% 0.7 MB/s
66GB free
Firmware: PB3OC60N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 38 38 38 39 39 MB/s
Read 33.4
Write 29.7
Mixed 20.7
SusWrite 38.1
22% 30.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
110% 0.77 MB/s
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PB3OCA1G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 9.6 12 18 13 11 9.6 MB/s
Read 12.3
Write 8.8
Mixed 13.7
SusWrite 12.2
9% 11.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
30% 0.3 MB/s
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Typical HTS545032B9A300 320GB Builds (Compare 150 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Desktop 39%
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Workstation 2%
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System: Acer Aspire 5740

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 21% - Poor Total price: $28

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