Average Bench: 22.7% (936th of 1015)

Based on 4,341 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HTS543225L9A300

Very poor average bench

The Hitachi HTS543225L9A300 250GB averaged 77.2% 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 0.55MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 0.93MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HTS543225L9A300 250GB is 29%. 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 24.3MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 37.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,341 samples)
Min Avg Max
8.99 Read 41.8 62.2
6.97 Write 40.2 59.9
7.79 Mixed 24.3 34.2
8.84 SusWrite 37.2 62
26.3% 35.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.41 0.5
0.2 4K Write 0.93 1.2
0.1 4K Mixed 0.55 0.7
95.6% 0.63 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
216GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FBEOC40C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 47 46 55 36 56 MB/s
Read 58.6
Write 51.3
Mixed 31
SusWrite 48.8
35% 47.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
121% 0.8 MB/s
22GB free
Firmware: FBEOC40C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 58 58 58 58 58 MB/s
Read 46.2
Write 50.7
Mixed 30.9
SusWrite 57.9
34% 46.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.6
106% 0.7 MB/s
178GB free
Firmware: FBEOC40C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 50 49 50 49 51 48 MB/s
Read 52.7
Write 50.2
Mixed 31
SusWrite 49.8
34% 45.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
108% 0.73 MB/s
178GB free
Firmware: FBEOC40C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 49 50 49 49 51 MB/s
Read 49.8
Write 52.9
Mixed 31.6
SusWrite 49.4
34% 45.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
108% 0.73 MB/s
16GB free
Firmware: FBEOC40C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 31 31 32 32 32 31 MB/s
Read 49.7
Write 34.9
Mixed 22.1
SusWrite 31.4
25% 34.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.7
120% 0.67 MB/s
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FBEOC40C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 17 27 27 14 22 34 MB/s
Read 53.2
Write 44.3
Mixed 24.9
SusWrite 23.6
27% 36.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.6
102% 0.63 MB/s
65GB free
Firmware: FBEOC40C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 44 43 43 43 43 MB/s
Read 32.7
Write 33
Mixed 19.4
SusWrite 42.9
24% 32 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.6
109% 0.63 MB/s
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Workstation 2%
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System: Acer Aspire 5735

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