Average Bench: 42% (469th of 1015)

Based on 7,024 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HTS725050A9A364

Below average average bench

The Hitachi HTS725050A9A364 500GB averaged 57.9% 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 0.68MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.52MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HTS725050A9A364 500GB is 44.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Hitachi HTS725050A9A364 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 42.3MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 70.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,024 samples)
Min Avg Max
13.1 Read 76 105
20.9 Write 74.9 104
13.4 Mixed 42.3 56.7
21.2 SusWrite 70.4 104
48.3% 65.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.52 0.6
0.4 4K Write 1.12 1.3
0.1 4K Mixed 0.68 0.9
118% 0.77 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
288GB free
Firmware: PC4OC72E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 86 86 86 86 85 MB/s
Read 93.7
Write 90.6
Mixed 50.1
SusWrite 85.2
59% 79.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
127% 0.87 MB/s
418GB free
Firmware: PC4OC70E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 84 83 82 83 78 MB/s
Read 83.1
Write 70.7
Mixed 47.7
SusWrite 82.4
52% 71 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.9
149% 0.93 MB/s
438GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PC4OC72E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 63 73 50 54 77 MB/s
Read 31.4
Write 92.7
Mixed 34.7
SusWrite 62.2
40% 55.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.8
124% 0.7 MB/s
373GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PC4OCH0A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 53 70 73 76 79 MB/s
Read 9.5
Write 92.9
Mixed 7.9
SusWrite 69.6
32% 45 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.4
70% 0.47 MB/s
390GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PC4O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 17 37 20 12 28 25 MB/s
Read 45.2
Write 47
Mixed 40.4
SusWrite 23.3
29% 39 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
123% 0.8 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 39,053,694 HDDs tested.

Typical HTS725050A9A364 500GB Builds (Compare 6,640 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $235

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