Average Bench: 32.5% (668th of 1015)

Based on 12,502 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HTS545050B9A300

Poor average bench

The Hitachi HTS545050B9A300 500GB averaged 67.5% 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 1.12MB/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 31.5MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 53.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,502 samples)
Min Avg Max
10.5 Read 59.6 83
10.2 Write 56.5 80.5
9.19 Mixed 31.5 43
13.1 SusWrite 53.4 80.8
36.8% 50.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.42 0.5
0.3 4K Write 1.12 1.4
0.1 4K Mixed 0.58 0.8
103% 0.71 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PB4O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 66 71 76 73 76 MB/s
Read 68.8
Write 59.8
Mixed 36.5
SusWrite 71.6
43% 59.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
113% 0.83 MB/s
396GB free
Firmware: PB4OC64G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 60 60 61 60 62 MB/s
Read 58.5
Write 56.2
Mixed 26.7
SusWrite 60.5
37% 50.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
124% 0.87 MB/s
160GB free
Firmware: PB4OC60F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 55 55 55 55 55 MB/s
Read 53
Write 50
Mixed 29.5
SusWrite 54.9
34% 46.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
124% 0.87 MB/s
193GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PB4OC60F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 21 31 29 31 25 35 MB/s
Read 66.5
Write 62
Mixed 27.5
SusWrite 28.4
34% 46.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.4
74% 0.53 MB/s
127GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PB4Z
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 41 48 48 54 53 MB/s
Read 49.1
Write 42
Mixed 25.7
SusWrite 44.7
30% 40.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
112% 0.8 MB/s
466GB free
Firmware: PB4OC64G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 21 24 25 26 30 MB/s
Read 65.9
Write 24.1
Mixed 23.3
SusWrite 25.2
25% 34.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
110% 0.77 MB/s
134GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PB4Z
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 30 37 49 52 48 MB/s
Read 42.3
Write 42.5
Mixed 22
SusWrite 42.1
27% 37.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.5
93% 0.67 MB/s
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PB4OCA1G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 12 12 9.4 13 26 30 MB/s
Read 38.5
Write 26.7
Mixed 17.2
SusWrite 17.1
18% 24.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.4
64% 0.4 MB/s
134GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PB4Z
SusWrite @10s intervals: 15 19 24 15 27 26 MB/s
Read 18.4
Write 39.5
Mixed 12.4
SusWrite 21
17% 22.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.2
38% 0.3 MB/s
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Typical HTS545050B9A300 500GB Builds (Compare 12,485 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%
Surfboard

System: HP Pavilion g6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 36% - Below average Total price: $290

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