Average Bench: 54% (265th of 1015)

Based on 39,419 user benchmarks.  Models: HGST HTS725050A7E630, HGST HTS725050A7E630, Hitach HTS725050A7E630, HGST HTS725050A7E6300, Hitachi HTS725050A7E630

Average average bench

The Hitachi HTS725050A7E630 500GB averaged 45.9% 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 0.58MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.48MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HTS725050A7E630 500GB is 44.6%. 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 24.9MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 92.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 39,419 samples)
Min Avg Max
18.2 Read 95.3 127
34.2 Write 99.4 130
15.3 Mixed 24.9 34.4
44 SusWrite 92.9 124
56.6% 78.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.62 0.8
0.59 4K Write 1.48 1.9
0.2 4K Mixed 0.58 0.7
117% 0.89 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
439GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GH2OA3C0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 107 104 109 121 124 MB/s
Read 114
Write 121
Mixed 29.8
SusWrite 111
68% 94 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
124% 0.93 MB/s
369GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GH2O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 115 113 115 111 113 MB/s
Read 93.5
Write 121
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 113
64% 89 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
140% 1.07 MB/s
124GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GH2OA560
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 99 93 104 107 102 MB/s
Read 106
Write 108
Mixed 22.4
SusWrite 100
61% 84.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
122% 0.9 MB/s
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GS2OA3D0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 94 89 91 93 92 MB/s
Read 90.7
Write 96.7
Mixed 30
SusWrite 91.1
56% 77.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.5
105% 0.8 MB/s
201GB free
Firmware: GH2ZB550
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 97 98 99 98 97 MB/s
Read 78.4
Write 97.9
Mixed 34
SusWrite 97.6
56% 77 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
124% 0.93 MB/s
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GH2OA560
SusWrite @10s intervals: 0 0 60 55 63 62 MB/s
Read 71.2
Write 27.2
Mixed 21.7
SusWrite 40
29% 40 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.4
87% 0.73 MB/s
376GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GH2ZB550
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 60 73 80 90 109 MB/s
Read 21.9
Write 61.7
Mixed 15.5
SusWrite 80.6
32% 44.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.2
43% 0.4 MB/s
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Typical HTS725050A7E630 500GB Builds (Compare 1,869 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 5%
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Desktop
Desktop 51%
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Workstation
Workstation 4%
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System: HP EliteBook 840 G1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 4% - Terrible Total price: $209

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


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