Average Bench: 43.9% (436th of 1015)

Based on 46 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HTS72503

Below average average bench

The Hitachi HTS72503 320GB averaged 56.1% 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 0.49MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.53MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HTS72503 320GB is 26.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Hitachi HTS72503 320GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 65.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 61.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 46 samples)
Min Avg Max
19.8 Read 78.5 104
7.5 Write 79.5 111
11.2 Mixed 61.7 94.2
14.8 SusWrite 65.6 103
52.8% 71.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.53 0.7
0.42 4K Write 1.15 1.6
0.14 4K Mixed 0.49 0.9
97.6% 0.72 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
247GB free (System drive)
Firmware: A3E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 100 103 104 103 103 MB/s
Read 104
Write 111
Mixed 35.6
SusWrite 103
64% 88.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
126% 0.97 MB/s
225GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CD0J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 93 93 92 96 70 MB/s
Read 101
Write 95.5
Mixed 54
SusWrite 89.2
62% 84.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.9 MB/s
114GB free
Firmware: C70E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 73 74 71 74 73 MB/s
Read 87.4
Write 92.4
Mixed 45.5
SusWrite 72.9
55% 74.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.9 MB/s
38GB free
Firmware: CH0A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 49 52 53 55 54 55 MB/s
Read 100
Write 96.7
Mixed 49.1
SusWrite 52.9
55% 74.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.9 MB/s
9GB free (System drive)
Firmware: C72E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 61 51 70 71 71 MB/s
Read 85.3
Write 80.3
Mixed 43.8
SusWrite 66.3
51% 68.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.9
147% 0.9 MB/s
280GB free (System drive)
Firmware: B390
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 59 56 64 61 63 MB/s
Read 59.8
Write 59.9
Mixed 11.2
SusWrite 60.6
34% 47.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
126% 0.97 MB/s
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: C72E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 31 16 11 9.3 10 12 MB/s
Read 73.3
Write 65
Mixed 40.7
SusWrite 14.8
36% 48.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.9
147% 0.9 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,165,820 HDDs tested.

Typical HTS72503 320GB Builds (Compare 4,965 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

System: HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $270

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