Average Bench: 28.7% (772nd of 1015)

Based on 9,397 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HTS545032B9A300

Very poor average bench

The Hitachi HTS545032B9A300 320GB averaged 71.2% 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 0.57MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.1MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HTS545032B9A300 320GB is 33.5%. 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 29.6MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 46.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,397 samples)
Min Avg Max
10.6 Read 53.7 76.7
11.6 Write 50.8 75.5
10.6 Mixed 29.6 41
12.2 SusWrite 46.3 74.5
33.1% 45.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.43 0.5
0.3 4K Write 1.1 1.4
0.2 4K Mixed 0.57 0.7
102% 0.7 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
98GB free
Firmware: PB3OC64G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 68 68 73 74 71 MB/s
Read 72.5
Write 61.5
Mixed 36.8
SusWrite 70.2
44% 60.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
112% 0.8 MB/s
163GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PB3OCA1G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 33 51 55 54 56 MB/s
Read 54.5
Write 66.8
Mixed 35.5
SusWrite 45.8
37% 50.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
121% 0.8 MB/s
0GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PB3OC60F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 30 61 63 20 64 59 MB/s
Read 50.3
Write 41
Mixed 34
SusWrite 49.5
32% 43.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.5
93% 0.67 MB/s
199GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PB3OC60F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 29 29 39 42 44 MB/s
Read 51.8
Write 51
Mixed 30
SusWrite 36
31% 42.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
123% 0.83 MB/s
257GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PB3O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 26 26 62 63 72 MB/s
Read 38.3
Write 49.9
Mixed 34.7
SusWrite 48.4
32% 42.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
107% 0.77 MB/s
197GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PB3OC60F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.7 5.8 5 5.6 25 9.1 MB/s
Read 6.3
Write 5.1
Mixed 20
SusWrite 9.2
8% 10.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.1
24% 0.23 MB/s
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Gaming 11%
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Desktop 40%
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Workstation
Workstation 18%
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System: Acer Aspire 5740

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 19% - Very poor Total price: $32

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