Average Bench: 41.4% (475th of 1015)

Based on 9,893 user benchmarks.  Models: HGST HTS725032A7E630, HITACHI HTS725032A7E630, HGST HTS725032A7E6300, HGST HTS725032A7E630

Below average average bench

The Hitachi HTS725032A7E630 320GB averaged 58.5% 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 0.51MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.32MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HTS725032A7E630 320GB is 39.9%. 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 22.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 71.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,893 samples)
Min Avg Max
14.1 Read 71.5 105
23 Write 78 106
12.3 Mixed 22.1 32
31.5 SusWrite 72.6 104
44.3% 61 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.55 0.7
0.4 4K Write 1.32 1.8
0.2 4K Mixed 0.51 0.7
104% 0.79 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
268GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GHBOA560
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 84 93 90 94 94 MB/s
Read 97.5
Write 104
Mixed 21.2
SusWrite 90.8
56% 78.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
124% 0.93 MB/s
85GB free
Firmware: GHBOA560
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 77 77 76 77 73 MB/s
Read 94.5
Write 98.9
Mixed 21.8
SusWrite 75.6
53% 72.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
124% 0.93 MB/s
236GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GHBOA560
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 85 83 85 87 91 MB/s
Read 75.6
Write 96.9
Mixed 21.7
SusWrite 86.9
51% 70.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
122% 0.9 MB/s
168GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GSBOA340
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 64 66 57 63 71 MB/s
Read 96
Write 104
Mixed 31.1
SusWrite 64.4
54% 74 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.5
118% 1 MB/s
236GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GHBOA560
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 82 72 79 87 83 MB/s
Read 79.5
Write 92.4
Mixed 24.5
SusWrite 80.2
50% 69.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.5
100% 0.77 MB/s
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Typical HTS725032A7E630 320GB Builds (Compare 3,010 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 2%
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Desktop 52%
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Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: HP EliteBook 8470p

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $228

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