Average Bench: 30.2% (727th of 1015)

Based on 10,238 user benchmarks.  Model: HITACHI HTS543232A7A384

Poor average bench

The Hitachi HTS543232A7A384 320GB averaged 69.7% 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 0.48MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HTS543232A7A384 320GB is 38.5%. 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 47.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,238 samples)
Min Avg Max
10.2 Read 57.3 84.5
10.7 Write 51.8 80.9
10.4 Mixed 32.2 45.5
13 SusWrite 47.9 81
34.8% 47.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.41 0.5
0.4 4K Write 1 1.3
0.1 4K Mixed 0.48 0.6
88.7% 0.63 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
238GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ES2OA70K
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 70 61 65 71 66 MB/s
Read 73.2
Write 71.3
Mixed 43.5
SusWrite 65.7
47% 63.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
108% 0.73 MB/s
279GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ES2OA60W
SusWrite @10s intervals: 19 28 61 69 66 66 MB/s
Read 73
Write 69.4
Mixed 32.1
SusWrite 51.7
41% 56.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.5
85% 0.57 MB/s
234GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ES2OA90C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 50 44 60 39 56 MB/s
Read 70.3
Write 60.5
Mixed 38.2
SusWrite 48.7
40% 54.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
112% 0.8 MB/s
267GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ES2OA60W
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 18 51 19 20 25 MB/s
Read 84.9
Write 84.7
Mixed 44.8
SusWrite 31.3
45% 61.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
104% 0.67 MB/s
264GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ES2OA60W
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 41 47 48 48 52 MB/s
Read 47.2
Write 60.2
Mixed 36.7
SusWrite 45.8
35% 47.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.4
78% 0.57 MB/s
21GB free
Firmware: ES2OA60W
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 42 42 42 42 42 MB/s
Read 42.3
Write 40.8
Mixed 25.8
SusWrite 41.4
28% 37.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
104% 0.67 MB/s
271GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ES2OA60W
SusWrite @10s intervals: 11 13 14 13 17 17 MB/s
Read 68.5
Write 23.5
Mixed 20.5
SusWrite 14.2
23% 31.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.3
55% 0.37 MB/s
174GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ES2OA70K
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 16 8.4 12 15 22 MB/s
Read 36.7
Write 37.2
Mixed 27.2
SusWrite 16
22% 29.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.4
69% 0.5 MB/s
245GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ES2OA60W
SusWrite @10s intervals: 13 13 12 26 8.7 9.5 MB/s
Read 10.5
Write 11
Mixed 18.2
SusWrite 13.7
10% 13.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.2
47% 0.43 MB/s
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Desktop 55%
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Workstation
Workstation 21%
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System: HP Pavilion g6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $305

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