Average Bench: 39.6% (516th of 1015)

Based on 6,948 user benchmarks.  Model: HITACHI HTS723232A7A364

Poor average bench

The Hitachi HTS723232A7A364 320GB averaged 60.4% 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 0.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.53MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HTS723232A7A364 320GB is 42%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Hitachi HTS723232A7A364 320GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 42.5MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 64.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,948 samples)
Min Avg Max
16.5 Read 73.1 102
20.1 Write 70.5 101
15.3 Mixed 42.5 56.3
28.2 SusWrite 64.7 98.7
46% 62.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.53 0.7
0.6 4K Write 1.17 1.5
0.2 4K Mixed 0.6 0.8
110% 0.76 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
278GB free
Firmware: EC2ZB70R
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 105 105 105 104 105 MB/s
Read 104
Write 104
Mixed 55.7
SusWrite 105
67% 92.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
127% 0.87 MB/s
248GB free
Firmware: EC2OA60W
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 94 95 95 95 95 MB/s
Read 86
Write 85.6
Mixed 53.7
SusWrite 94.6
59% 80 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
127% 0.87 MB/s
81GB free
Firmware: EC2OA60W
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 82 81 90 91 89 MB/s
Read 82.1
Write 81.5
Mixed 53.1
SusWrite 85.2
56% 75.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
127% 0.87 MB/s
264GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EC2Z
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 73 69 73 84 88 MB/s
Read 86.5
Write 88.5
Mixed 48.5
SusWrite 78
55% 75.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
110% 0.77 MB/s
259GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EC2O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 42 55 56 52 43 MB/s
Read 105
Write 102
Mixed 54.2
SusWrite 49.4
57% 77.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
131% 0.9 MB/s
262GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EC2OA60W
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 43 33 71 75 83 MB/s
Read 61.2
Write 47.5
Mixed 46
SusWrite 61.1
40% 53.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
112% 0.8 MB/s
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EC2ZB70B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 52 43 42 55 49 MB/s
Read 54
Write 72.3
Mixed 46
SusWrite 47.1
40% 54.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 0.97 MB/s
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EC2ZB70B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 42 47 49 44 36 MB/s
Read 40.3
Write 50
Mixed 29
SusWrite 43.5
30% 40.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.4
82% 0.63 MB/s
122GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EC2ZB70B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 23 23 24 23 24 21 MB/s
Read 17.5
Write 46
Mixed 18
SusWrite 23.2
19% 26.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.2
53% 0.53 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,746,444 HDDs tested.

Typical HTS723232A7A364 320GB Builds (Compare 3,772 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

System: HP EliteBook 8460p

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 29% - Poor Total price: $234

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