Average Bench: 39.9% (515th of 1015)

Based on 38,110 user benchmarks.  Models: HGST HTS545050A7E680, HGST HTS 545050A7E680, HGST HTS545050A7E680

Poor average bench

The Hitachi HTS545050A7E680 500GB averaged 60.1% 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 1.26MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HTS545050A7E680 500GB is 41.9%. 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 29.1MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 66MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 38,110 samples)
Min Avg Max
11.2 Read 73 104
19.7 Write 70.8 101
12.5 Mixed 29.1 39.3
27.5 SusWrite 66 101
43.5% 59.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.42 0.5
0.6 4K Write 1.26 1.6
0.2 4K Mixed 0.45 0.59
90.7% 0.71 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
423GB free
Firmware: GR2OA3E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 96 96 97 96 95 MB/s
Read 97.7
Write 92.9
Mixed 36.4
SusWrite 95.4
59% 80.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.8 MB/s
312GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GG2OAH10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 66 70 75 72 75 MB/s
Read 87.3
Write 87.5
Mixed 34
SusWrite 70.3
51% 69.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
115% 0.87 MB/s
194GB free
Firmware: GG2OAH10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 78 77 81 81 83 MB/s
Read 69.7
Write 59.8
Mixed 27.4
SusWrite 79.3
43% 59 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.8 MB/s
335GB free
Firmware: GG2OAF10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 83 87 87 83 87 MB/s
Read 61.7
Write 88.3
Mixed 30.1
SusWrite 85.6
48% 66.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
99% 0.73 MB/s
369GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GR2OA3J0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 59 79 71 35 57 MB/s
Read 43.5
Write 6.2
Mixed 11
SusWrite 62.4
22% 30.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.3
47% 0.27 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 29,567,544 HDDs tested.

Typical HTS545050A7E680 500GB Builds (Compare 3,094 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: HP 15 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 19% - Very poor Total price: $32

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