Average Bench: 41.3% (477th of 1015)

Based on 1,146 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HTS725050A9A360

Below average average bench

The Hitachi HTS725050A9A360 500GB averaged 58.6% 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 0.67MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.52MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HTS725050A9A360 500GB is 43.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Hitachi HTS725050A9A360 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 42.3MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 67.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,146 samples)
Min Avg Max
17.7 Read 76.4 104
18.9 Write 74.2 104
15.7 Mixed 42.3 56.7
21.5 SusWrite 67.6 102
47.8% 65.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.52 0.6
0.5 4K Write 1.11 1.3
0.2 4K Mixed 0.67 0.9
116% 0.77 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
134GB free
Firmware: PC4OC70X
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 86 94 99 99 100 MB/s
Read 108
Write 100
Mixed 54
SusWrite 90.1
65% 88.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.9
149% 0.93 MB/s
392GB free
Firmware: PC4OC70D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 94 93 95 100 100 MB/s
Read 99.5
Write 95.4
Mixed 52.2
SusWrite 95
63% 85.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.9
147% 0.9 MB/s
131GB free
Firmware: PC4OC71E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 63 63 62 64 63 MB/s
Read 97.2
Write 90.5
Mixed 51.7
SusWrite 62.6
56% 75.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.9 MB/s
431GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PC4O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 58 35 53 59 59 MB/s
Read 93
Write 93
Mixed 47.5
SusWrite 53
53% 71.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.9
149% 0.93 MB/s
392GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PC4OC70X
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 83 85 85 82 85 MB/s
Read 54.3
Write 84.4
Mixed 44.8
SusWrite 83
49% 66.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.7
103% 0.57 MB/s
110GB free
Firmware: PC4O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 75 64 52 57 67 MB/s
Read 57.8
Write 71.5
Mixed 35.8
SusWrite 62.9
42% 57 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
128% 0.8 MB/s
421GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PC4OC70D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 21 55 76 79 86 MB/s
Read 54.2
Write 48.8
Mixed 36.2
SusWrite 62.9
37% 50.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.5
93% 0.67 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 40,659,572 HDDs tested.

Typical HTS725050A9A360 500GB Builds (Compare 144 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 3%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Toshiba Qosmio X505

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Average Total price: $269

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