Average Bench: 53.6% (265th of 1015)

Based on 56,661 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.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.57MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.48MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HTS725050A7E630 500GB is 46%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Hitachi HTS725050A7E630 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 25.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 92.7MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 56,661 samples)
Min Avg Max
17.9 Read 92.7 126
29.6 Write 98.6 130
16.7 Mixed 25.4 35.4
48.7 SusWrite 94.2 129
56.3% 77.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.61 0.8
0.6 4K Write 1.48 2
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: GH2ZB550
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 119 129 128 129 130 MB/s
Read 118
Write 126
Mixed 29.9
SusWrite 125
72% 99.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
131% 0.9 MB/s
354GB free
Firmware: GH2ZB550
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 119 120 120 120 120 MB/s
Read 102
Write 98.8
Mixed 32.6
SusWrite 120
64% 88.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
66GB free
Firmware: GH2ZB550
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 83 92 101 92 94 MB/s
Read 119
Write 115
Mixed 22.2
SusWrite 90.2
62% 86.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
126% 0.97 MB/s
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GH2ZB550
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 82 77 78 65 88 MB/s
Read 101
Write 102
Mixed 37.8
SusWrite 73.1
57% 78.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
112% 0.73 MB/s
422GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GH2OA470
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 106 84 100 98 111 MB/s
Read 39.1
Write 113
Mixed 32.4
SusWrite 97
51% 70.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
119% 0.9 MB/s
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Typical HTS725050A7E630 500GB Builds (Compare 1,090 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 7%
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Desktop 49%
Workstation 6%
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System: HP EliteBook 8470p

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $216

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