Average Bench: 41.8% (469th of 1015)

Based on 23,438 user benchmarks.  Models: HGST HTS541075A9E680, HGST HTS 541075A9E680, HGST HTS541075A9E6800, Hitachi HTS541075A9E680, HGST HTS541075A9E680

Below average average bench

The HGST Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 750GB averaged 58.1% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.51MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.38MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HGST Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 750GB is 37.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the HGST Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 750GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 30.4MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 72MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 23,438 samples)
Min Avg Max
20 Read 73.6 101
27.1 Write 74.4 101
15.4 Mixed 30.4 38.7
26.5 SusWrite 72 103
45.6% 62.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.11 4K Read 0.44 0.6
0.5 4K Write 1.38 1.7
0.2 4K Mixed 0.51 0.6
100% 0.78 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
699GB free
Firmware: JA2OA710
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 106 106 106 106 107 MB/s
Read 101
Write 105
Mixed 39.2
SusWrite 106
64% 87.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
121% 0.93 MB/s
628GB free
Firmware: JA2OA560
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 94 87 93 94 94 MB/s
Read 91.2
Write 91.1
Mixed 36.6
SusWrite 91.5
56% 77.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
117% 0.9 MB/s
349GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JA2OA590
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 69 75 71 71 71 MB/s
Read 90.2
Write 90.5
Mixed 33.2
SusWrite 71.9
52% 71.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
111% 0.83 MB/s
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Gaming 4%
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Desktop 43%
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Workstation 4%
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System: HP Pavilion 15 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $309

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it's quite slow and takes a laptop around 3 minutes to boot and login and then another 3 minutes to get to desktop. Overall, not very good

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