Average Bench: 43.6% (434th of 1015)

Based on 8,969 user benchmarks.  Models: HGST HTS725032A7E630, HITACHI HTS725032A7E630, HGST HTS725032A7E6300, HGST HTS725032A7E630

Below average average bench

The Hitachi HTS725032A7E630 320GB averaged 56.3% 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 0.54MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.42MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HTS725032A7E630 320GB is 35.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Hitachi HTS725032A7E630 320GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 22.7MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 75.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,969 samples)
Min Avg Max
21 Read 76.5 106
32.4 Write 81.6 107
15.2 Mixed 22.7 31.9
42.5 SusWrite 75.5 104
46.4% 64.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.59 0.8
0.6 4K Write 1.42 1.8
0.2 4K Mixed 0.54 0.7
111% 0.85 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
267GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GHBOA560
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 94 101 99 99 102 MB/s
Read 85.3
Write 98.3
Mixed 22.8
SusWrite 97.6
55% 76 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
112% 0.8 MB/s
26GB free
Firmware: GHBOA440
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 78 81 80 80 77 MB/s
Read 90.2
Write 86.8
Mixed 21.7
SusWrite 78.8
50% 69.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
124% 0.93 MB/s
228GB free
Firmware: A470
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 78 80 88 75 78 MB/s
Read 85.6
Write 53
Mixed 20.9
SusWrite 75.4
43% 58.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.4
83% 0.53 MB/s
168GB free
Firmware: GHBZB550
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 86 78 31 90 91 MB/s
Read 84.7
Write 68.6
Mixed 21.3
SusWrite 75.7
45% 62.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.4
80% 0.6 MB/s
170GB free
Firmware: GHBOA560
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 91 91 92 92 91 MB/s
Read 51.2
Write 64.2
Mixed 21.1
SusWrite 91.3
41% 57 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.5
99% 0.7 MB/s
76GB free
Firmware: GSBOA340
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 92 91 89 90 89 MB/s
Read 47.5
Write 66.5
Mixed 19.9
SusWrite 90.7
41% 56.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
124% 0.93 MB/s
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Typical HTS725032A7E630 320GB Builds (Compare 3,629 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 2%
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Desktop 53%
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Workstation
Workstation 2%
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System: HP EliteBook 8470p

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $229

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