Average Bench: 52.7% (271st of 1015)

Based on 54,945 user benchmarks.  Models: HGST HTS725050A7E630, HGST HTS725050A7E630, Hitach HTS725050A7E630, HGST HTS725050A7E6300, Hitachi HTS725050A7E630

Average average bench

The Hitachi HTS725050A7E630 500GB averaged 47.3% 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 1.47MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HTS725050A7E630 500GB is 43.2%. 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 25.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 91.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 54,945 samples)
Min Avg Max
24.3 Read 91.1 124
32.9 Write 96.7 128
17.2 Mixed 25.5 36.6
47.2 SusWrite 92.4 128
55.3% 76.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.61 0.8
0.6 4K Write 1.47 2
0.3 4K Mixed 0.57 0.7
116% 0.88 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
466GB free
Firmware: GH2OA3C0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 131 133 133 134 133 MB/s
Read 126
Write 102
Mixed 31.2
SusWrite 132
71% 97.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
130% 1 MB/s
141GB free
Firmware: GS2ZC360
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 112 114 114 114 115 MB/s
Read 115
Write 106
Mixed 26.3
SusWrite 114
65% 90.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
144% 1.1 MB/s
324GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GS2OA3D0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 103 114 111 114 113 MB/s
Read 93.7
Write 122
Mixed 25.7
SusWrite 111
64% 88.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
121% 0.93 MB/s
299GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GH2ZB550
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 82 63 77 87 95 MB/s
Read 86.7
Write 101
Mixed 21.6
SusWrite 82.4
53% 72.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
122% 0.9 MB/s
164GB free
Firmware: GS2OA3C0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 96 95 95 95 95 MB/s
Read 16.2
Write 94.4
Mixed 27.3
SusWrite 95.4
42% 58.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.3
49% 0.33 MB/s
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Desktop 53%
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Workstation 2%
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System: HP EliteBook 8470p

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


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