Average Bench: 30.9% (706th of 1015)

Based on 11,608 user benchmarks.  Model: HITACHI HTS543232A7A384

Poor average bench

The Hitachi HTS543232A7A384 320GB averaged 69.1% 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 0.47MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 0.98MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HTS543232A7A384 320GB is 37.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Hitachi HTS543232A7A384 320GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 32.2MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 48.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,608 samples)
Min Avg Max
12.2 Read 58.8 84.8
9.7 Write 51.6 80.9
10.4 Mixed 32.2 44.8
13.1 SusWrite 48.8 82.3
35.2% 47.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.41 0.5
0.3 4K Write 0.98 1.3
0.1 4K Mixed 0.47 0.6
87.4% 0.62 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
247GB free
Firmware: ES2OA60W
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 84 84 83 84 83 MB/s
Read 83.2
Write 83.8
Mixed 43.7
SusWrite 83.7
54% 73.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
108% 0.73 MB/s
298GB free
Firmware: ES2OA60W
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 75 75 75 75 76 MB/s
Read 77.4
Write 74.5
Mixed 43.4
SusWrite 75.2
50% 67.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
108% 0.73 MB/s
207GB free
Firmware: 8101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 70 71 71 71 71 MB/s
Read 76.6
Write 75.2
Mixed 46.5
SusWrite 69.8
49% 67 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.6
106% 0.7 MB/s
131GB free
Firmware: ES2OA60W
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 53 54 54 55 55 MB/s
Read 68.9
Write 72.1
Mixed 42.5
SusWrite 54.4
44% 59.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
108% 0.73 MB/s
85GB free
Firmware: ES2OA70F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 60 61 59 60 59 MB/s
Read 63.3
Write 66.7
Mixed 37.8
SusWrite 59.8
42% 56.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
108% 0.73 MB/s
98GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ES2OA60W
SusWrite @10s intervals: 7.9 8.8 7.9 8.5 9.6 9.8 MB/s
Read 5.7
Write 8.9
Mixed 7.7
SusWrite 8.7
6% 7.75 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.1
30% 0.33 MB/s
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Typical HTS543232A7A384 320GB Builds (Compare 4,081 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 53%
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Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: HP Pavilion g6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $258

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