Average Bench: 40.3% (500th of 1015)

Based on 62,698 user benchmarks.  Models: HGST HTS545050A7E680, HGST HTS 545050A7E680, HGST HTS545050A7E680

Below average average bench

The Hitachi HTS545050A7E680 500GB averaged 59.7% 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 1.29MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HTS545050A7E680 500GB is 43.6%. 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 30MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 69MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 62,698 samples)
Min Avg Max
11.6 Read 71.2 103
21.5 Write 71.4 101
11.9 Mixed 30 39.5
22.4 SusWrite 69 104
44% 60.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.42 0.5
0.5 4K Write 1.29 1.6
0.1 4K Mixed 0.44 0.5
90.2% 0.72 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
466GB free
Firmware: GR2OA3B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 105 106 105 106 105 MB/s
Read 100
Write 94.8
Mixed 37.3
SusWrite 105
61% 84.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
104% 0.83 MB/s
355GB free
Firmware: GG2OAF10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 106 107 107 74 63 MB/s
Read 101
Write 106
Mixed 38.2
SusWrite 90.6
61% 84.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.8 MB/s
235GB free
Firmware: GG2OAF10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 84 82 86 86 85 MB/s
Read 80.9
Write 76.6
Mixed 32.1
SusWrite 84.4
50% 68.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
106% 0.83 MB/s
416GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GG2O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 61 74 80 68 78 MB/s
Read 89.8
Write 87.9
Mixed 35.8
SusWrite 72.1
52% 71.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
99% 0.73 MB/s
419GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GR2OA3E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 73 84 86 51 72 MB/s
Read 81.9
Write 89.8
Mixed 35.8
SusWrite 74.9
52% 70.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.8 MB/s
442GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GR2OA350
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 72 73 68 78 52 MB/s
Read 87.3
Write 82.5
Mixed 32.4
SusWrite 68.9
49% 67.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.5
96% 0.73 MB/s
260GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GR2OA230
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 77 71 77 68 80 MB/s
Read 68.6
Write 73.2
Mixed 31
SusWrite 73.6
45% 61.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.83 MB/s
153GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GG2OAH10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 44 47 50 36 30 MB/s
Read 66.8
Write 61.9
Mixed 26.2
SusWrite 41
36% 49 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.5
93% 0.63 MB/s
66GB free
Firmware: GR2OA3E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 15 14 12 7.6 11 7.7 MB/s
Read 69.2
Write 32.4
Mixed 21.6
SusWrite 11.1
25% 33.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.4
88% 0.7 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,760,614 HDDs tested.

Typical HTS545050A7E680 500GB Builds (Compare 9,228 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 35%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: HP 15 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 20% - Poor Total price: $30

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