Average Bench: 53.4% (276th of 1015)

Based on 30,096 user benchmarks.  Models: HGST HTS725050A7E630, HGST HTS725050A7E630, Hitach HTS725050A7E630, HGST HTS725050A7E6300, Hitachi HTS725050A7E630

Average average bench

The Hitachi HTS725050A7E630 500GB averaged 46.5% 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 0.56MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.47MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HTS725050A7E630 500GB is 45.8%. 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 24.7MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 92.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 30,096 samples)
Min Avg Max
20.1 Read 93.6 128
33.9 Write 99.8 129
16 Mixed 24.7 33.5
46.7 SusWrite 92.4 125
56.2% 77.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.6 0.8
0.6 4K Write 1.47 1.9
0.2 4K Mixed 0.56 0.7
114% 0.87 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
465GB free
Firmware: GH2OA910
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 121 121 123 122 122 MB/s
Read 119
Write 127
Mixed 23.2
SusWrite 122
70% 97.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
129% 1.03 MB/s
465GB free
Firmware: GS2OA3C0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 120 121 122 121 121 MB/s
Read 116
Write 119
Mixed 21.6
SusWrite 121
68% 94.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
140% 1.07 MB/s
263GB free
Firmware: GH2ZB550
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 116 118 118 118 119 MB/s
Read 111
Write 113
Mixed 21.7
SusWrite 118
66% 90.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
146% 1.13 MB/s
392GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GH2O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 111 110 112 108 97 MB/s
Read 101
Write 102
Mixed 25.9
SusWrite 107
61% 83.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
132% 1.03 MB/s
270GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GH2ZB550
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 40 53 49 44 57 MB/s
Read 24.4
Write 54.4
Mixed 25.1
SusWrite 53
29% 39.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.2
34% 0.23 MB/s
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GH2ZB550
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 43 59 44 46 51 MB/s
Read 4
Write 50.9
Mixed 13.7
SusWrite 47.3
21% 29 MB/s
4K Read 0
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0
6% 0.1 MB/s
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 Prices

AmazonUS $12521 months
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Typical HTS725050A7E630 500GB Builds (Compare 4,745 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

System: HP EliteBook 840 G1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 4% - Terrible Total price: $220

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