Average Bench: 27.9% (800th of 1015)

Based on 14,536 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HTS545032B9A300

Very poor average bench

The Hitachi HTS545032B9A300 320GB averaged 72.0% 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 34.7%. 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 29.2MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 44.7MB/s
ADVERTISEMENT

Average Bench

(Based on 14,536 samples)
Min Avg Max
11.5 Read 52.4 76
11 Write 48.6 73
10.2 Mixed 29.2 40.5
11.8 SusWrite 44.7 73.5
32.1% 43.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.42 0.5
0.3 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%
119GB free
Firmware: PB3OC60S
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 77 78 79 78 79 MB/s
Read 77.4
Write 79.7
Mixed 43.1
SusWrite 77.9
51% 69.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
120% 0.83 MB/s
229GB free
Firmware: PB3ZC61H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 76 76 77 77 77 MB/s
Read 74.7
Write 57.6
Mixed 41
SusWrite 76.1
46% 62.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
134% 0.87 MB/s
241GB free
Firmware: PB3OCA0G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 71 72 72 72 72 MB/s
Read 68.2
Write 67.5
Mixed 38.2
SusWrite 71.1
45% 61.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
123% 0.83 MB/s
147GB free
Firmware: PB3OC60F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 70 71 70 70 69 MB/s
Read 66.3
Write 68.4
Mixed 33.4
SusWrite 69.6
44% 59.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
121% 0.8 MB/s
240GB free
Firmware: PB3OC60F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 21 49 21 57 23 MB/s
Read 69.5
Write 64
Mixed 26.7
SusWrite 36.6
36% 49.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.6
102% 0.63 MB/s
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PB3OC60F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 42 46 33 11 26 MB/s
Read 44.5
Write 7.5
Mixed 17
SusWrite 33.6
19% 25.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.3
45% 0.23 MB/s
105GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PB3OC60F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 13 29 24 25 21 29 MB/s
Read 32
Write 20.5
Mixed 13
SusWrite 23.6
16% 22.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.5
89% 0.6 MB/s
14,536 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 40,749,633 HDDs tested.

 Prices

AmazonUS $5913 months
Send price feedback
Typical HTS545032B9A300 320GB Builds (Compare 318 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Acer Aspire 5740

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 13% - Very poor Total price: $100

Popular HTS545032B9A300 320GB systems:

How Fast Is Your HDD? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchMark.
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - SkillBench (space shooter) tests user input accuracy.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
  • - Explore your best upgrade options with a virtual PC build.
  • - Compare your in-game FPS to other users with your hardware.
Hard Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) September 2021 HDD Rankings.

We calculate effective speed which measures performance for typical consumers. Effective speed is adjusted by current cost per GB to yield value for money. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top HDDs. [HDrivePro]

ADVERTISEMENT

Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

 Comments

1015 Drives (Compared) Thousands of user benchmarks compiled into one comparison list.

See how consistently different HDDs perform with varying real world conditions. The charts also illustrate overall performance, popularity and rank.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-11600K $270Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-11400F $260Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
Intel Core i7-11700K $380Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $183
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $74SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $77SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer  •  YouTube Feedback