Average Bench: 53% (270th of 1015)

Based on 50,552 user benchmarks.  Models: HGST HTS725050A7E630, HGST HTS725050A7E630, Hitach HTS725050A7E630, HGST HTS725050A7E6300, Hitachi HTS725050A7E630

Average average bench

The Hitachi HTS725050A7E630 500GB averaged 46.9% 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 1.49MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HTS725050A7E630 500GB is 46.1%. 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. Sustained Write Speed 91.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 50,552 samples)
Min Avg Max
17.3 Read 93.1 125
34.9 Write 97.9 130
16.5 Mixed 25.5 35.7
41.9 SusWrite 91.6 125
55.8% 77 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.61 0.8
0.6 4K Write 1.49 1.9
0.2 4K Mixed 0.56 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%
430GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GH2ZB550
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 111 118 115 114 118 MB/s
Read 112
Write 120
Mixed 22.7
SusWrite 114
67% 92.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.3
74% 0.53 MB/s
109GB free
Firmware: GH2ZB390
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 90 89 91 90 90 MB/s
Read 111
Write 106
Mixed 22.2
SusWrite 90
60% 82.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
124% 0.93 MB/s
404GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GH2OA560
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 88 78 77 94 94 MB/s
Read 108
Write 113
Mixed 21.2
SusWrite 86.6
59% 82.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
143% 1.07 MB/s
189GB free
Firmware: GH2OA440
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 67 66 67 67 67 MB/s
Read 97.9
Write 111
Mixed 24.6
SusWrite 66.3
54% 74.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
146% 1.13 MB/s
255GB free
Firmware: GS2OA340
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 91 91 92 92 91 MB/s
Read 65.3
Write 69.6
Mixed 16
SusWrite 91.2
44% 60.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
126% 0.97 MB/s
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Typical HTS725050A7E630 500GB Builds (Compare 3,037 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 2%
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Desktop 52%
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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: $228

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


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