Average Bench: 44.5% (413th of 1015)

Based on 1,434 user benchmarks.  Model: HGST HTS545050B7E660

Below average average bench

The Hitachi HTS545050B7E660 500GB averaged 55.4% 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 0.63MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.65MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HTS545050B7E660 500GB is 41.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Hitachi HTS545050B7E660 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 47MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 69.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,434 samples)
Min Avg Max
39.5 Read 85.3 114
28.4 Write 78.5 111
20.1 Mixed 47 61.6
28.2 SusWrite 69.6 114
51.5% 70.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.16 4K Read 0.45 0.6
0.6 4K Write 1.65 2.3
0.2 4K Mixed 0.63 0.8
119% 0.91 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
431GB free
Firmware: 02.01H02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 107 105 107 109 107 MB/s
Read 106
Write 102
Mixed 58.6
SusWrite 107
68% 93.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.6
126% 1.07 MB/s
134GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 104 100 105 103 103 MB/s
Read 104
Write 110
Mixed 57.8
SusWrite 103
69% 93.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.17 MB/s
276GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 100 100 99 98 101 MB/s
Read 102
Write 97.6
Mixed 49.9
SusWrite 98.4
64% 86.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
145% 1.03 MB/s
276GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 102 102 101 100 101 MB/s
Read 95.3
Write 100
Mixed 53.4
SusWrite 98.5
64% 86.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
152% 1.03 MB/s
270GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 50 47 50 47 51 MB/s
Read 102
Write 62
Mixed 32.8
SusWrite 48.1
45% 61.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
104% 0.67 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 40,659,847 HDDs tested.

Typical HTS545050B7E660 500GB Builds (Compare 221 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Asus VivoBook 15_ASUS Laptop X507MA_X507MA

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