Average Bench: 31% (714th of 1015)

Based on 2,434 user benchmarks.  Models: Hitachi HTS545032A7E380, HGST HTS545032A7E380

Poor average bench

The Hitachi HTS545032A7E380 320GB averaged 68.9% 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 0.42MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.12MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HTS545032A7E380 320GB is 32.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Hitachi HTS545032A7E380 320GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 24.1MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 50.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,434 samples)
Min Avg Max
9 Read 57.6 82.5
12.2 Write 54.1 78.8
9.73 Mixed 24.1 31.8
18.4 SusWrite 50.3 78.4
34% 46.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.41 0.5
0.4 4K Write 1.12 1.5
0.1 4K Mixed 0.42 0.5
84.4% 0.65 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
295GB free
Firmware: GGBOAC90
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 81 81 81 82 82 MB/s
Read 78.1
Write 73.3
Mixed 29.5
SusWrite 81.2
48% 65.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
104% 0.83 MB/s
267GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GGBOACA0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 69 60 62 57 65 MB/s
Read 76.8
Write 69.2
Mixed 31
SusWrite 62.4
44% 59.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.5
96% 0.73 MB/s
223GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GGBZB950
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 62 62 49 57 61 MB/s
Read 77.5
Write 78.8
Mixed 30
SusWrite 58.4
45% 61.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
112% 0.8 MB/s
267GB free
Firmware: GGBOA7B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 66 66 63 66 68 MB/s
Read 68
Write 65.6
Mixed 28.1
SusWrite 65.8
42% 56.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.5
100% 0.77 MB/s
266GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GGBOACA0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 56 55 58 61 61 MB/s
Read 65.5
Write 60
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 57.7
39% 52.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.4
91% 0.77 MB/s
215GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GGBOA6C0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 46 46 49 50 53 MB/s
Read 56
Write 55.2
Mixed 23.3
SusWrite 48.2
33% 45.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
94% 0.7 MB/s
267GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JGBOA540
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 40 38 29 37 38 MB/s
Read 47
Write 58
Mixed 30.7
SusWrite 37.4
32% 43.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
110% 0.77 MB/s
256GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GGBOA950
SusWrite @10s intervals: 12 17 14 14 8 9.3 MB/s
Read 38.2
Write 32.1
Mixed 19.7
SusWrite 12.3
19% 25.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.3
60% 0.5 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,461,379 HDDs tested.

Typical HTS545032A7E380 320GB Builds (Compare 2,359 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 18%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk

System: HP 2000 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 18% - Very poor Total price: $159

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