Average Bench: 20.2% (981st of 1015)

Based on 1,465 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HTS542516K9SA00

Very poor average bench

The Hitachi HTS542516K9SA00 160GB averaged 79.8% 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 0.43MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HTS542516K9SA00 160GB is 22.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Hitachi HTS542516K9SA00 160GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 21.4MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 32.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,465 samples)
Min Avg Max
10.2 Read 37.4 53.2
7.29 Write 34.7 51
9.47 Mixed 21.4 30
9.13 SusWrite 32.7 52.1
23.2% 31.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.43 0.5
0.29 4K Write 0.88 1.1
0.2 4K Mixed 0.56 0.7
96.7% 0.62 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
142GB free
Firmware: BBCOC31P
SusWrite @10s intervals: 49 50 50 50 50 50 MB/s
Read 51
Write 48.2
Mixed 31
SusWrite 50
33% 45 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
119% 0.77 MB/s
117GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BBCOC31P
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 37 42 42 35 36 MB/s
Read 48.2
Write 45.3
Mixed 25.7
SusWrite 38.2
29% 39.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.7
115% 0.7 MB/s
105GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BBCOC31P
SusWrite @10s intervals: 19 24 12 29 43 38 MB/s
Read 47.5
Write 46.2
Mixed 28.3
SusWrite 27.5
28% 37.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.4
84% 0.63 MB/s
123GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BBCOC33P
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 39 41 40 40 39 MB/s
Read 32.4
Write 34.9
Mixed 24.9
SusWrite 39.2
24% 32.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
117% 0.73 MB/s
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BBCOC31P
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 32 30 23 18 24 MB/s
Read 43.7
Write 20
Mixed 23.2
SusWrite 26.6
21% 28.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
104% 0.67 MB/s
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AmazonUS $29619 months
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Typical HTS542516K9SA00 160GB Builds (Compare 87 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
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Desktop
Desktop 20%
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Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk

System: HP Compaq Presario C700 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 14% - Very poor Total price: $22

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