Average Bench: 31.1% (709th of 1015)

Based on 12,068 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HTS545050B9A300

Poor average bench

The Hitachi HTS545050B9A300 500GB averaged 68.8% 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 HTS545050B9A300 500GB is 37.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Hitachi HTS545050B9A300 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 30.8MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 50.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,068 samples)
Min Avg Max
9.89 Read 57.7 81.1
9.23 Write 54.1 79.8
9.5 Mixed 30.8 43
11.1 SusWrite 50.6 79.6
35.4% 48.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.42 0.5
0.2 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%
440GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PB4OC64G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 80 82 77 80 85 MB/s
Read 83.7
Write 63.8
Mixed 42.7
SusWrite 81
50% 67.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
112% 0.8 MB/s
252GB free
Firmware: PB4OC60N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 63 65 66 66 65 MB/s
Read 72
Write 61.7
Mixed 38.3
SusWrite 65.1
44% 59.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
134% 0.87 MB/s
254GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PB4OC60F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 45 38 47 47 47 MB/s
Read 65.2
Write 55.6
Mixed 31.7
SusWrite 42.7
36% 48.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
123% 0.83 MB/s
138GB free
Firmware: PB4OC64G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 53 54 54 54 54 MB/s
Read 51.6
Write 52.5
Mixed 31.2
SusWrite 53.6
35% 47.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.7
111% 0.67 MB/s
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PB4O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 43 36 46 33 51 MB/s
Read 57.3
Write 52.7
Mixed 31.8
SusWrite 41.5
34% 45.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
100% 0.63 MB/s
140GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PB4O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 43 35 40 50 53 MB/s
Read 54.8
Write 50.5
Mixed 28.3
SusWrite 43.8
32% 44.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
123% 0.83 MB/s
445GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PB4OC64G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 22 40 47 53 55 MB/s
Read 28.7
Write 63.9
Mixed 10.5
SusWrite 43.3
26% 36.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.4
71% 0.53 MB/s
175GB free
Firmware: PB4OC64G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 45 46 46 46 46 MB/s
Read 20.7
Write 61
Mixed 20.7
SusWrite 46
27% 37.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
107% 0.77 MB/s
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Typical HTS545050B9A300 500GB Builds (Compare 11,786 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 42%
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Workstation
Workstation 16%
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System: HP Pavilion g6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 36% - Below average Total price: $291

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