Average Bench: 41.3% (480th of 1015)

Based on 61,111 user benchmarks.  Models: HGST HTS545050A7E680, HGST HTS 545050A7E680, HGST HTS545050A7E680

Below average average bench

The Hitachi HTS545050A7E680 500GB averaged 58.7% 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 1.28MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HTS545050A7E680 500GB is 41.6%. 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 29.8MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 69.3MB/s
ADVERTISEMENT

Average Bench

(Based on 61,111 samples)
Min Avg Max
11.6 Read 74.4 104
15.9 Write 69.9 101
11.7 Mixed 29.8 39.4
29.6 SusWrite 69.3 102
44.3% 60.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.42 0.5
0.5 4K Write 1.28 1.6
0.2 4K Mixed 0.44 0.5
90.5% 0.71 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
464GB free
Firmware: GR2OA3J0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 102 99 102 102 105 MB/s
Read 101
Write 86.2
Mixed 38.8
SusWrite 101
60% 81.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
100% 0.8 MB/s
676GB free
Firmware: GR2OA3B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 83 83 81 84 84 MB/s
Read 80.1
Write 82.8
Mixed 31.2
SusWrite 82.5
50% 69.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.8 MB/s
264GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GR2OA3E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 75 57 67 72 74 MB/s
Read 81.8
Write 79.6
Mixed 30.5
SusWrite 70.5
48% 65.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.4
89% 0.77 MB/s
370GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GR2OA3J0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 62 71 78 68 80 MB/s
Read 81.2
Write 63.3
Mixed 29.1
SusWrite 70.5
44% 61 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.5
96% 0.73 MB/s
131GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GG2OAF10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 35 34 39 44 48 49 MB/s
Read 65.3
Write 59.1
Mixed 23.6
SusWrite 41.4
34% 47.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.3
59% 0.43 MB/s
435GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GR2OA320
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 73 82 74 88 92 MB/s
Read 13.2
Write 85.2
Mixed 26.9
SusWrite 80.6
38% 51.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.3
70% 0.63 MB/s
61,111 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 40,749,633 HDDs tested.

Typical HTS545050A7E680 500GB Builds (Compare 7,783 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: 21% - Poor Total price: $29

Popular HTS545050A7E680 500GB systems:

How Fast Is Your HDD? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchMark.
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - SkillBench (space shooter) tests user input accuracy.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
  • - Explore your best upgrade options with a virtual PC build.
  • - Compare your in-game FPS to other users with your hardware.
Hard Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) September 2021 HDD Rankings.

We calculate effective speed which measures performance for typical consumers. Effective speed is adjusted by current cost per GB to yield value for money. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top HDDs. [HDrivePro]

ADVERTISEMENT

Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

 Comments

1015 Drives (Compared) Thousands of user benchmarks compiled into one comparison list.

See how consistently different HDDs perform with varying real world conditions. The charts also illustrate overall performance, popularity and rank.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-11600K $270Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-11400F $260Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
Intel Core i7-11700K $380Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $183
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $74SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $77SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer  •  YouTube Feedback