Average Bench: 28.4% (784th of 1015)

Based on 12,042 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HTS545032B9A300

Very poor average bench

The Hitachi HTS545032B9A300 320GB averaged 71.5% 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 33.4%. 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 29.1MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 45.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,042 samples)
Min Avg Max
10.8 Read 53.4 76
12.2 Write 50.3 73.9
9.8 Mixed 29.1 40.7
11.9 SusWrite 45.4 75
32.7% 44.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.43 0.5
0.3 4K Write 1.11 1.4
0.2 4K Mixed 0.58 0.7
103% 0.71 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
298GB free
Firmware: PB3OC60F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 76 76 76 76 75 MB/s
Read 76.3
Write 76.5
Mixed 41.5
SusWrite 75.6
49% 67.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
124% 0.87 MB/s
298GB free
Firmware: PB3OC60F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 74 74 74 75 75 MB/s
Read 70.5
Write 71.8
Mixed 38.3
SusWrite 74.3
47% 63.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
136% 0.9 MB/s
213GB free
Firmware: PB3OC64G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 64 64 64 64 64 MB/s
Read 63.3
Write 62
Mixed 35.5
SusWrite 64.1
41% 56.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
121% 0.8 MB/s
87GB free
Firmware: PB3OC60F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 48 46 38 1.6 36 MB/s
Read 41.1
Write 34.8
Mixed 17.2
SusWrite 35.9
24% 32.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.5
91% 0.63 MB/s
267GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PB3O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 13 14 8.2 19 13 5.2 MB/s
Read 56.5
Write 50.9
Mixed 11.7
SusWrite 12.2
24% 32.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.3
57% 0.37 MB/s
272GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PB3OC61J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 51 53 63 50 39 32 MB/s
Read 18.2
Write 25.1
Mixed 37.2
SusWrite 48
24% 32.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
100% 0.67 MB/s
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Gaming 2%
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Desktop 39%
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Workstation
Workstation 2%
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System: Acer Aspire 5740

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 18% - Very poor Total price: $70

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