Average Bench: 39.7% (515th of 1015)

Based on 6,930 user benchmarks.  Model: HITACHI HTS723232A7A364

Poor average bench

The Hitachi HTS723232A7A364 320GB averaged 60.2% 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 43.5%. 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 42.8MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 65.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,930 samples)
Min Avg Max
14.4 Read 73.3 103
18 Write 70.8 102
13.1 Mixed 42.8 56.9
24.6 SusWrite 65.1 100
46.2% 63 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.53 0.7
0.6 4K Write 1.19 1.5
0.2 4K Mixed 0.6 0.8
111% 0.77 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
298GB free
Firmware: EC2OA60W
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 93 94 94 93 95 MB/s
Read 97.7
Write 99.1
Mixed 57.6
SusWrite 93.9
64% 87.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
142% 0.93 MB/s
206GB free
Firmware: EC2O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 91 92 91 91 91 MB/s
Read 99.7
Write 102
Mixed 52.8
SusWrite 91.1
63% 86.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
131% 0.9 MB/s
260GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EC2ZB70W
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 48 81 88 84 87 MB/s
Read 97.4
Write 92.7
Mixed 52.6
SusWrite 76.9
59% 79.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
127% 0.87 MB/s
267GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EC2OA60W
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 41 39 49 68 83 MB/s
Read 92.5
Write 93.3
Mixed 52.8
SusWrite 58.9
55% 74.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
129% 0.87 MB/s
208GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EC2OA60W
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 67 73 71 76 77 MB/s
Read 71.4
Write 45.2
Mixed 46.5
SusWrite 71.9
43% 58.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.9 MB/s
269GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EC2ZB70W
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 36 46 59 49 52 MB/s
Read 67
Write 34.4
Mixed 40.9
SusWrite 49.2
35% 47.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.5
81% 0.53 MB/s
281GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EC2OA60W
SusWrite @10s intervals: 12 25 43 53 52 53 MB/s
Read 76
Write 9.7
Mixed 35.7
SusWrite 39.5
30% 40.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.1
17% 0.1 MB/s
261GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EC2OA60W
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 50 67 69 78 74 MB/s
Read 48.9
Write 50.1
Mixed 30.9
SusWrite 62
35% 48 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.3
62% 0.5 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 23,216,156 HDDs tested.

Typical HTS723232A7A364 320GB Builds (Compare 3,988 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

System: HP EliteBook 8460p

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

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