Average Bench: 23.8% (923rd of 1015)

Based on 2,424 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HTS543225L9A300

Very poor average bench

The Hitachi HTS543225L9A300 250GB averaged 76.1% 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 0.56MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.41MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HTS543225L9A300 250GB is 26.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Hitachi HTS543225L9A300 250GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 24.5MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 39.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,424 samples)
Min Avg Max
9.95 Read 43.1 61.5
9.3 Write 42.2 61.2
8.5 Mixed 24.5 33.9
10.6 SusWrite 39.8 61.2
27.4% 37.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.41 0.5
0.3 4K Write 0.93 1.2
0.2 4K Mixed 0.56 0.7
97% 0.64 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
217GB free
Firmware: FBEOC40C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 61 61 61 61 61 MB/s
Read 54.5
Write 60.7
Mixed 34
SusWrite 60.7
38% 52.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.7
113% 0.67 MB/s
101GB free
Firmware: FBEOC40C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 49 50 51 50 50 MB/s
Read 53.8
Write 49.7
Mixed 28.8
SusWrite 49.4
33% 45.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
108% 0.73 MB/s
233GB free
Firmware: FBEOC40C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 49 49 49 49 49 MB/s
Read 49.7
Write 47
Mixed 25.5
SusWrite 48.9
31% 42.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
99% 0.73 MB/s
127GB free
Firmware: FBEOC40C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 43 44 45 43 45 MB/s
Read 42.1
Write 43
Mixed 24
SusWrite 43.7
28% 38.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.6
102% 0.67 MB/s
45GB free
Firmware: FBEOC40C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 39 39 39 39 39 MB/s
Read 38.7
Write 39.2
Mixed 23.8
SusWrite 39
26% 35.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
117% 0.73 MB/s
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FBEO
SusWrite @10s intervals: 18 25 33 21 23 35 MB/s
Read 2.3
Write 28.2
Mixed 22.5
SusWrite 25.9
15% 19.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.2
40% 0.3 MB/s
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Typical HTS543225L9A300 250GB Builds (Compare 241 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 11%
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Desktop 21%
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Workstation
Workstation 12%
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System: Acer Aspire 5735

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 19% - Very poor Total price: $31

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