Average Bench: 41% (485th of 1015)

Based on 64,410 user benchmarks.  Models: Hitachi HTS545050A7E380, HGST HTS545050A7E380, HGST HTS545050A7E380

Below average average bench

The Hitachi HTS545050A7E380 500GB averaged 58.9% 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 1.22MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HTS545050A7E380 500GB is 41.6%. 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 29.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 69.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 64,410 samples)
Min Avg Max
12.8 Read 72.8 103
12.9 Write 69.9 102
10.9 Mixed 29.9 39.4
23.7 SusWrite 70.1 103
44.2% 60.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.44 0.5
0.4 4K Write 1.22 1.6
0.2 4K Mixed 0.45 0.6
91% 0.7 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
379GB free
Firmware: GG2OA6C0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 86 88 85 84 82 MB/s
Read 87.4
Write 80.1
Mixed 29.4
SusWrite 84.5
51% 70.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.5
100% 0.77 MB/s
414GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GG2OA7A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 88 78 79 85 76 MB/s
Read 90.5
Write 83.2
Mixed 34.7
SusWrite 81.3
53% 72.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
94% 0.7 MB/s
176GB free
Firmware: GG2OACY0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 73 74 74 74 74 MB/s
Read 86.4
Write 80.4
Mixed 31.8
SusWrite 73.1
50% 67.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
104% 0.83 MB/s
188GB free
Firmware: GG2OACA0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 64 67 68 69 67 MB/s
Read 76.8
Write 73.1
Mixed 26.2
SusWrite 65.5
44% 60.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.8 MB/s
166GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GG2OACD0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 50 50 40 45 36 43 MB/s
Read 70.3
Write 45.2
Mixed 20
SusWrite 44
33% 44.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.3
60% 0.37 MB/s
400GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GG2OA950
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 66 70 60 71 64 MB/s
Read 14.5
Write 41.3
Mixed 18.8
SusWrite 67.8
26% 35.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.1
38% 0.43 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 50,289,945 HDDs tested.

Typical HTS545050A7E380 500GB Builds (Compare 2,848 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: HP Pavilion g6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $73

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