Average Bench: 40.8% (500th of 1015)

Based on 28,578 user benchmarks.  Models: Hitachi HTS545050A7E380, HGST HTS545050A7E380, HGST HTS545050A7E380

Below average average bench

The Hitachi HTS545050A7E380 500GB averaged 59.1% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.45MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HTS545050A7E380 500GB is 43.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Hitachi HTS545050A7E380 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 28.9MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 66.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 28,578 samples)
Min Avg Max
11.7 Read 75.9 105
15.8 Write 70 100
9.73 Mixed 28.9 39
23.3 SusWrite 66.4 101
43.9% 60.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.43 0.5
0.4 4K Write 1.2 1.6
0.1 4K Mixed 0.45 0.6
89.6% 0.69 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
100GB free
Firmware: GG2OA7A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 79 92 87 81 80 MB/s
Read 103
Write 55.5
Mixed 38
SusWrite 82
51% 69.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.8 MB/s
252GB free
Firmware: GG2OA7J0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 86 85 85 85 85 MB/s
Read 90.3
Write 80.8
Mixed 32.7
SusWrite 85.3
53% 72.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.8 MB/s
398GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GG2OACA0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 69 80 83 86 83 MB/s
Read 91.8
Write 82.2
Mixed 38
SusWrite 78.1
53% 72.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.3
70% 0.63 MB/s
464GB free
Firmware: GG2OAC90
SusWrite @10s intervals: 19 18 22 17 23 23 MB/s
Read 90.7
Write 16.2
Mixed 17
SusWrite 20.3
26% 36 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.5
87% 0.57 MB/s
143GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GG2OACA0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 64 69 67 66 75 MB/s
Read 30
Write 45
Mixed 13.5
SusWrite 68.5
28% 39.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.3
58% 0.47 MB/s
198GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GG2OA7B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 49 59 60 57 58 61 MB/s
Read 18.8
Write 77.3
Mixed 17.5
SusWrite 57.1
31% 42.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.5
88% 0.63 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,165,820 HDDs tested.

Typical HTS545050A7E380 500GB Builds (Compare 11,788 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

System: HP Pavilion 15 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $351

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