Average Bench: 31.7% (683rd of 1015)

Based on 14,633 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HTS545050B9A300

Poor average bench

The Hitachi HTS545050B9A300 500GB averaged 68.3% 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 1.11MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HTS545050B9A300 500GB is 36.8%. 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 31.4MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 51.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 14,633 samples)
Min Avg Max
11.5 Read 59 82.2
11.3 Write 55.1 80.3
10.6 Mixed 31.4 42.9
14.2 SusWrite 51.3 80.1
36% 49.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.42 0.5
0.3 4K Write 1.11 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%
455GB free
Firmware: PB4OC64G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 84 84 84 84 84 MB/s
Read 84.7
Write 80.6
Mixed 41.1
SusWrite 83.8
53% 72.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
123% 0.83 MB/s
407GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PB4OC66G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 51 61 67 70 73 MB/s
Read 73.8
Write 68.5
Mixed 37.7
SusWrite 62.6
44% 60.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
123% 0.83 MB/s
405GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PB4OCA1G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 62 61 59 71 67 MB/s
Read 68.7
Write 65.5
Mixed 38.8
SusWrite 62.8
43% 59 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.6
98% 0.63 MB/s
387GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PB4OC61J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 52 42 50 56 62 MB/s
Read 64
Write 62.3
Mixed 28.8
SusWrite 50.6
38% 51.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
101% 0.7 MB/s
30GB free
Firmware: PB4OC60F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 44 44 45 44 45 MB/s
Read 43
Write 34.6
Mixed 25.8
SusWrite 43.9
27% 36.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
121% 0.8 MB/s
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Typical HTS545050B9A300 500GB Builds (Compare 15,235 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 49%
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Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

System: HP Pavilion g6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $262

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