Average Bench: 32.6% (668th of 1015)

Based on 10,807 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HTS545050B9A300

Poor average bench

The Hitachi HTS545050B9A300 500GB averaged 67.4% 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 HTS545050B9A300 500GB is 36.4%. 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 31.6MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 53.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,807 samples)
Min Avg Max
12.1 Read 60.1 81.8
11.2 Write 56.1 80.7
10 Mixed 31.6 42.7
13.3 SusWrite 53.2 80.1
36.8% 50.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.42 0.5
0.2 4K Write 1.1 1.4
0.1 4K Mixed 0.57 0.7
101% 0.7 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
466GB free
Firmware: PB4OCA1G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 82 82 83 82 82 MB/s
Read 80
Write 77.7
Mixed 39.7
SusWrite 82
51% 69.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
134% 0.87 MB/s
465GB free
Firmware: PB4OC60F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 81 80 82 82 81 MB/s
Read 80
Write 82
Mixed 42.2
SusWrite 81.1
52% 71.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
123% 0.83 MB/s
335GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PB4O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 25 53 42 53 54 57 MB/s
Read 64.4
Write 62
Mixed 35.6
SusWrite 47.4
38% 52.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
123% 0.83 MB/s
35GB free
Firmware: PB4OC64G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 55 55 56 54 53 MB/s
Read 55
Write 56.2
Mixed 31.7
SusWrite 54.7
36% 49.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
121% 0.8 MB/s
115GB free
Firmware: PB4OC64G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 54 54 54 54 54 MB/s
Read 50.5
Write 51
Mixed 28.3
SusWrite 53.7
34% 45.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
123% 0.83 MB/s
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Typical HTS545050B9A300 500GB Builds (Compare 11,135 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

System: HP Pavilion g6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 29% - Poor Total price: $285

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