Average Bench: 40.2% (507th of 1015)

Based on 29,302 user benchmarks.  Models: HGST HTS545050A7E680, HGST HTS 545050A7E680, HGST HTS545050A7E680

Below average average bench

The Hitachi HTS545050A7E680 500GB averaged 59.8% 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 0.44MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.25MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HTS545050A7E680 500GB is 43%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Hitachi HTS545050A7E680 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 29.2MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 66.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 29,302 samples)
Min Avg Max
11.5 Read 73.7 105
19.8 Write 71.7 102
10.2 Mixed 29.2 39.3
29.6 SusWrite 66.2 101
43.9% 60.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.42 0.5
0.5 4K Write 1.25 1.6
0.1 4K Mixed 0.44 0.5
89.3% 0.7 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
252GB free
Firmware: GR2OA3B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 104 104 103 105 106 MB/s
Read 81.2
Write 81
Mixed 32.8
SusWrite 104
54% 74.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.8 MB/s
441GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GR2OA350
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 78 90 87 89 92 MB/s
Read 95.3
Write 99.8
Mixed 39.7
SusWrite 84.1
58% 79.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.2
57% 0.57 MB/s
205GB free
Firmware: GR2OA230
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 74 74 76 76 75 MB/s
Read 98.8
Write 87.1
Mixed 37.8
SusWrite 74.4
54% 74.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
104% 0.83 MB/s
352GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GR2OA3J0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 92 92 91 95 87 MB/s
Read 78.7
Write 89.5
Mixed 40
SusWrite 90.7
55% 74.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
104% 0.83 MB/s
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GG2OAH10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 69 78 72 67 60 MB/s
Read 77.5
Write 65.5
Mixed 31.3
SusWrite 69.2
44% 60.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
99% 0.73 MB/s
348GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GG2OAH10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 48 66 57 60 65 MB/s
Read 70.1
Write 79.6
Mixed 30.5
SusWrite 56.8
43% 59.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.2
55% 0.53 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,397,023 HDDs tested.

Typical HTS545050A7E680 500GB Builds (Compare 9,909 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 29%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Tree trunk

System: HP 15 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $104

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