Average Bench: 30.5% (733rd of 1015)

Based on 8,601 user benchmarks.  Model: HITACHI HTS543232A7A384

Poor average bench

The Hitachi HTS543232A7A384 320GB averaged 69.4% 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 0.97MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HTS543232A7A384 320GB is 37.1%. 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 48MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,601 samples)
Min Avg Max
12.5 Read 58.3 83.4
10.4 Write 51.9 80.7
10.3 Mixed 32.2 44.3
11.4 SusWrite 48 80.2
35% 47.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.41 0.5
0.4 4K Write 0.97 1.3
0.1 4K Mixed 0.47 0.6
87.7% 0.62 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
276GB free
Firmware: ES2OA70K
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 73 73 74 74 74 MB/s
Read 64.7
Write 61
Mixed 35.5
SusWrite 73.2
43% 58.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
108% 0.73 MB/s
218GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ES2O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 43 60 59 59 58 MB/s
Read 69.9
Write 66.4
Mixed 37.8
SusWrite 55.6
42% 57.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
113% 0.83 MB/s
245GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ES2O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 22 41 61 51 44 MB/s
Read 76.5
Write 68.8
Mixed 36.1
SusWrite 42.3
41% 55.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
106% 0.73 MB/s
219GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ES2O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 21 21 23 49 60 MB/s
Read 67.7
Write 70.5
Mixed 22.2
SusWrite 35.1
36% 48.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.5
88% 0.63 MB/s
220GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ES2OA90P
SusWrite @10s intervals: 19 16 17 26 28 28 MB/s
Read 57.8
Write 59.8
Mixed 36.1
SusWrite 22.1
32% 44 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
94% 0.7 MB/s
180GB free
Firmware: ES2OA60W
SusWrite @10s intervals: 11 8.9 13 13 13 8.1 MB/s
Read 36.1
Write 20
Mixed 19.7
SusWrite 11.3
16% 21.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.3
65% 0.47 MB/s
278GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ES2O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 16 11 11 12 15 16 MB/s
Read 28.1
Write 43
Mixed 19.4
SusWrite 13.4
19% 26 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0
18% 0.2 MB/s
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Typical HTS543232A7A384 320GB Builds (Compare 10,818 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 42%
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Workstation
Workstation 16%
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System: HP Pavilion g6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 28% - Poor Total price: $300

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