Average Bench: 41.4% (487th of 1015)

Based on 30,877 user benchmarks.  Models: HGST HTS545050A7E680, HGST HTS 545050A7E680, HGST HTS545050A7E680

Below average average bench

The Hitachi HTS545050A7E680 500GB averaged 58.5% 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 0.45MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.29MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HTS545050A7E680 500GB is 41.5%. 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 29.7MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 68.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 30,877 samples)
Min Avg Max
11.1 Read 75.6 105
23.8 Write 73.5 101
12.4 Mixed 29.7 39.5
31 SusWrite 68.6 102
45.1% 61.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.42 0.5
0.6 4K Write 1.29 1.6
0.2 4K Mixed 0.45 0.6
91.1% 0.72 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
270GB free
Firmware: GG2OAH10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 94 93 93 93 93 MB/s
Read 100
Write 85.5
Mixed 39
SusWrite 91.7
58% 79.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
104% 0.83 MB/s
445GB free
Firmware: GG2OAE00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 89 97 98 99 98 MB/s
Read 91.5
Write 85.9
Mixed 38.8
SusWrite 96
57% 78.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.5
100% 0.77 MB/s
380GB free
Firmware: GR2OA350
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 91 90 90 91 91 MB/s
Read 93.2
Write 95
Mixed 35.7
SusWrite 91
57% 78.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
106% 0.87 MB/s
307GB free
Firmware: GR2OA230
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 82 82 83 83 83 MB/s
Read 84.2
Write 83.3
Mixed 30.7
SusWrite 82.7
51% 70.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.8 MB/s
229GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GR2OA3E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 60 50 62 64 66 MB/s
Read 85.6
Write 78
Mixed 30.2
SusWrite 60.8
46% 63.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
104% 0.83 MB/s
268GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GR2OA3B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 61 60 50 62 65 MB/s
Read 76.8
Write 75.4
Mixed 25.5
SusWrite 59
43% 59.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.5
88% 0.67 MB/s
400GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GR2OA3J0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 52 29 64 72 67 MB/s
Read 59.6
Write 53.2
Mixed 35.6
SusWrite 58.4
38% 51.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.3
82% 0.77 MB/s
318GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GR2OA3J0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 88 90 90 88 87 MB/s
Read 30
Write 78.7
Mixed 24
SusWrite 87.6
40% 55.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
98% 0.8 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,346,176 HDDs tested.

Typical HTS545050A7E680 500GB Builds (Compare 11,360 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 26%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

System: HP 15 Notebook PC

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

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