Average Bench: 29.7% (765th of 1010)

Based on 5,584 user benchmarks.  Model: HITACHI HTS543232A7A384

Very poor average bench

The Hitachi HTS543232A7A384 320GB averaged 70.3% 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 0.99MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HTS543232A7A384 320GB is 35.8%. 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 31.7MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 47.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,584 samples)
Min Avg Max
12.7 Read 56.2 81.2
10.8 Write 51.4 79.5
10.8 Mixed 31.7 43.8
13.4 SusWrite 47.2 78
34.2% 46.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.41 0.5
0.4 4K Write 0.99 1.3
0.1 4K Mixed 0.47 0.6
88% 0.62 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
266GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ES2ZB90A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 63 54 60 70 72 MB/s
Read 84.8
Write 83.4
Mixed 43.7
SusWrite 62.8
50% 68.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.5
97% 0.7 MB/s
248GB free
Firmware: ES2OA60W
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 64 62 65 65 65 MB/s
Read 67.5
Write 63.3
Mixed 41.2
SusWrite 64.2
43% 59 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.6
106% 0.7 MB/s
258GB free
Firmware: ES2OA60W
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 61 62 62 62 62 MB/s
Read 68.8
Write 70.5
Mixed 41
SusWrite 62
44% 60.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.5
97% 0.7 MB/s
255GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ES2OA60W
SusWrite @10s intervals: 51 22 60 73 76 68 MB/s
Read 72.4
Write 66.6
Mixed 28.9
SusWrite 58.4
41% 56.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
101% 0.7 MB/s
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ES2O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 26 31 26 10 8.9 8.9 MB/s
Read 43.3
Write 49.7
Mixed 20.8
SusWrite 18.4
24% 33 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.4
76% 0.53 MB/s
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Typical HTS543232A7A384 320GB Builds (Compare 7,319 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 13%
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Desktop
Desktop 43%
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Workstation
Workstation 17%
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System: HP Pavilion g6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $218

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