Average Bench: 30.8% (703rd of 1015)

Based on 36 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HTS545025B9S

Poor average bench

The Hitachi HTS545025B9S 250GB averaged 69.1% 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 0.46MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.12MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HTS545025B9S 250GB is 24.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Hitachi HTS545025B9S 250GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 43.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 39.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 36 samples)
Min Avg Max
17 Read 59.9 83.1
2 Write 52.8 78
12.7 Mixed 39.6 74.8
6.4 SusWrite 43.9 81.5
36.2% 49.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.37 0.5
0.3 4K Write 1.12 1.85
0.1 4K Mixed 0.46 0.7
87% 0.65 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
222GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PB2O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 35 51 57 63 71 MB/s
Read 82.2
Write 70
Mixed 38.2
SusWrite 56.5
45% 61.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
110% 0.77 MB/s
167GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PB2O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 50 49 56 60 59 MB/s
Read 70.5
Write 68.5
Mixed 35
SusWrite 52.3
42% 56.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
121% 0.8 MB/s
232GB free
Firmware: PB2O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 38 50 55 57 55 MB/s
Read 65.6
Write 53.5
Mixed 41.8
SusWrite 50.4
39% 52.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
123% 0.83 MB/s
50GB free
Firmware: PB2O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 55 55 55 53 54 MB/s
Read 55.7
Write 55.2
Mixed 27.3
SusWrite 54.8
35% 48.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
110% 0.77 MB/s
59GB free
Firmware: PB2O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 47 56 55 42 59 MB/s
Read 54.6
Write 47.9
Mixed 31
SusWrite 52.6
34% 46.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
107% 0.77 MB/s
18GB free
Firmware: PB2O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 44 44 44 44 44 MB/s
Read 54.6
Write 45.5
Mixed 30.1
SusWrite 44.1
32% 43.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
106% 0.73 MB/s
18GB free
Firmware: PB2O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 44 44 43 43 43 MB/s
Read 50.2
Write 51.1
Mixed 30
SusWrite 43.6
32% 43.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
94% 0.7 MB/s
159GB free
Firmware: PB2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 12 5.6 5.7 4.9 4.2 MB/s
Read 47.8
Write 44.3
Mixed 24
SusWrite 16.6
24% 33.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.4
74% 0.53 MB/s
79GB free
Firmware: PB2O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 6.4 6 7.4 6.5 6.3 6.1 MB/s
Read 19.5
Write 2
Mixed 12.7
SusWrite 6.4
8% 10.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.3
57% 0.4 MB/s
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Typical HTS545025B9S 250GB Builds (Compare 8,304 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: To Be Filled By O.E.M.

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $229

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