Average Bench: 17.3% (996th of 1015)

Based on 1,810 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HTS541616J9SA00

Terrible average bench

The Hitachi HTS541616J9SA00 160GB averaged 82.6% 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 0.45MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 0.92MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HTS541616J9SA00 160GB is just 19.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Hitachi HTS541616J9SA00 160GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 18.8MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 28.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,810 samples)
Min Avg Max
7.5 Read 32 45
7.7 Write 29.3 42.8
7.62 Mixed 18.8 25
9.16 SusWrite 28.1 43.1
19.9% 27 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.4 0.5
0.2 4K Write 0.92 1.2
0.1 4K Mixed 0.45 0.6
83.4% 0.59 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
140GB free
Firmware: SB4OC7DP
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 41 40 41 41 40 MB/s
Read 41.3
Write 33.4
Mixed 23.4
SusWrite 40.3
25% 34.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.5
95% 0.67 MB/s
73GB free
Firmware: SB4OC7DP
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 42 41 41 41 42 MB/s
Read 39.5
Write 31.3
Mixed 24.8
SusWrite 41.4
25% 34.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.5
93% 0.63 MB/s
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SB4OC70P
SusWrite @10s intervals: 28 30 34 33 33 36 MB/s
Read 43.8
Write 36.3
Mixed 22.3
SusWrite 32.4
25% 33.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.6
106% 0.7 MB/s
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SB4AC7CP
SusWrite @10s intervals: 20 14 17 29 29 21 MB/s
Read 37.2
Write 25.5
Mixed 20.2
SusWrite 21.5
19% 26.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.3
67% 0.53 MB/s
8GB free
Firmware: SB4OC70P
SusWrite @10s intervals: 28 30 30 30 30 30 MB/s
Read 24.9
Write 22.6
Mixed 15.2
SusWrite 29.8
17% 23.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.5
95% 0.67 MB/s
105GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SB4I
SusWrite @10s intervals: 10 7.1 9.9 7.8 8.7 26 MB/s
Read 6.6
Write 8.3
Mixed 6.8
SusWrite 11.6
6% 8.33 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.4
63% 0.43 MB/s
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Typical HTS541616J9SA00 160GB Builds (Compare 188 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 11%
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Desktop
Desktop 19%
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Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk

System: Toshiba Satellite A200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 14% - Very poor Total price: $128

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