Average Bench: 53.7% (264th of 1015)

Based on 57,627 user benchmarks.  Models: HGST HTS725050A7E630, HGST HTS725050A7E630, Hitach HTS725050A7E630, HGST HTS725050A7E6300, Hitachi HTS725050A7E630

Average average bench

The Hitachi HTS725050A7E630 500GB averaged 46.3% 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 0.57MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.49MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HTS725050A7E630 500GB is 46.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Hitachi HTS725050A7E630 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 25.3MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 93.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 57,627 samples)
Min Avg Max
20.1 Read 93.7 127
36.8 Write 99.3 131
16.4 Mixed 25.3 35.6
44.8 SusWrite 93.3 126
56.4% 77.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.6 0.8
0.6 4K Write 1.49 1.9
0.2 4K Mixed 0.57 0.7
116% 0.89 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
466GB free
Firmware: GS2OA320
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 120 121 121 120 121 MB/s
Read 112
Write 110
Mixed 21.7
SusWrite 121
66% 91.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
140% 1.07 MB/s
134GB free
Firmware: GS2OA330
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 89 89 89 90 91 MB/s
Read 95.9
Write 100
Mixed 20.8
SusWrite 89.8
55% 76.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
135% 1.1 MB/s
363GB free
Firmware: GH2ZB550
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 86 86 91 87 89 MB/s
Read 91.6
Write 90.6
Mixed 25.8
SusWrite 86.7
53% 73.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
139% 1 MB/s
387GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GH2ZB390
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 79 74 96 96 98 MB/s
Read 81.7
Write 68.4
Mixed 32.7
SusWrite 86.5
49% 67.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
110% 0.9 MB/s
380GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GS2OA3C0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 70 79 81 84 88 MB/s
Read 15
Write 91.9
Mixed 23.3
SusWrite 81.4
38% 52.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.3
50% 0.37 MB/s
224GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GS2OA370
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 65 62 66 61 58 MB/s
Read 15.7
Write 97.3
Mixed 18.5
SusWrite 64.7
36% 49 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.2
58% 0.63 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 42,991,946 HDDs tested.

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AmazonUS $1253 years
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Typical HTS725050A7E630 500GB Builds (Compare 3,375 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 2%
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Desktop 53%
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Workstation
Workstation 2%
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System: HP EliteBook 8470p

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $233

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You're gonna get this hard drive for the space, not the speed.


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