Average Bench: 29.7% (746th of 1015)

Based on 13,809 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 37.6%. 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 46.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,809 samples)
Min Avg Max
11 Read 57 83.1
9.8 Write 51.4 79.9
8.43 Mixed 32.2 44.9
11.1 SusWrite 46.3 79.9
34.3% 46.7 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
86.9% 0.62 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
297GB free
Firmware: ES2OA70F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 81 81 81 81 81 MB/s
Read 78.8
Write 77.6
Mixed 43.4
SusWrite 79.8
51% 69.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
108% 0.73 MB/s
263GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ES2OA60W
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 55 67 77 82 86 MB/s
Read 82.1
Write 74.8
Mixed 38.3
SusWrite 70.1
48% 66.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.5
91% 0.6 MB/s
221GB free
Firmware: 3202
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 75 75 77 76 73 MB/s
Read 74.7
Write 68.9
Mixed 39.3
SusWrite 74.4
47% 64.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.5
95% 0.67 MB/s
284GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ES2OA60W
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 72 79 76 78 81 MB/s
Read 68.2
Write 53
Mixed 41.7
SusWrite 77.1
44% 60 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.5
93% 0.67 MB/s
248GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ES2OA60W
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 66 39 19 32 29 MB/s
Read 82
Write 75.8
Mixed 39
SusWrite 37.8
43% 58.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.6
102% 0.67 MB/s
95GB free
Firmware: ES2OA60W
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 59 60 59 59 59 MB/s
Read 60.6
Write 61.3
Mixed 36.7
SusWrite 59.1
40% 54.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
108% 0.73 MB/s
225GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ES2ZB90A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 28 40 31 34 31 17 MB/s
Read 67.2
Write 59.9
Mixed 29.4
SusWrite 30.1
34% 46.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.3
70% 0.6 MB/s
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Typical HTS543232A7A384 320GB Builds (Compare 6,805 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%
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System: HP Pavilion g6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $262

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