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 BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
126GB free
Firmware: FBEOC40F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 58 58 58 58 58 MB/s
Read 59.2
Write 59.3
Mixed 31.6
SusWrite 58.1
38% 52.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
117% 0.73 MB/s
154GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FBEOC40C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 29 40 37 36 37 41 MB/s
Read 54.4
Write 38.7
Mixed 23.7
SusWrite 36.6
28% 38.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
112% 0.73 MB/s
198GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FBEOC40C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 22 42 41 43 35 44 MB/s
Read 49.9
Write 47.9
Mixed 26.2
SusWrite 37.8
30% 40.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
100% 0.63 MB/s
184GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FBEOC40F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 44 30 12 16 16 MB/s
Read 58.7
Write 49.2
Mixed 31
SusWrite 26
30% 41.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
117% 0.73 MB/s
35GB free
Firmware: FBEOC44C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 38 38 38 38 38 MB/s
Read 36.3
Write 38.5
Mixed 22.6
SusWrite 37.7
25% 33.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.7
120% 0.7 MB/s
44GB free
Firmware: FBEOC44C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 35 35 35 33 34 MB/s
Read 37.4
Write 38.4
Mixed 22.6
SusWrite 34.3
24% 33.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.6
111% 0.7 MB/s
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Workstation 2%
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