Average Bench: 39.6% (517th of 1015)

Based on 27,912 user benchmarks.  Models: Hitachi HTS545050A7E380, HGST HTS545050A7E380, HGST HTS545050A7E380

Poor average bench

The Hitachi HTS545050A7E380 500GB averaged 60.3% 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 0.43MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.18MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HTS545050A7E380 500GB is 44.4%. 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 28.2MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 65.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 27,912 samples)
Min Avg Max
10.5 Read 72 105
14.8 Write 69 101
9.48 Mixed 28.2 39
19.5 SusWrite 65.9 102
42.8% 58.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.41 0.5
0.4 4K Write 1.18 1.6
0.1 4K Mixed 0.43 0.6
86.5% 0.67 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
167GB free
Firmware: GG2OACA0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 96 95 96 96 99 MB/s
Read 95
Write 95.3
Mixed 35.8
SusWrite 96.8
59% 80.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.8 MB/s
293GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GG2OA6C0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 79 48 43 56 80 MB/s
Read 109
Write 106
Mixed 39
SusWrite 62.9
58% 79.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
113% 0.83 MB/s
439GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GG2OACA0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 73 81 63 80 79 MB/s
Read 94.9
Write 88.5
Mixed 36.4
SusWrite 77.3
54% 74.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.5
100% 0.77 MB/s
136GB free
Firmware: GG2OACY0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 72 72 72 72 72 MB/s
Read 81.3
Write 80.3
Mixed 47.5
SusWrite 71.6
52% 70.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
160% 1.17 MB/s
59GB free
Firmware: GG2OACY0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 60 62 62 63 62 MB/s
Read 58.2
Write 61.3
Mixed 25.2
SusWrite 61.8
38% 51.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.5
100% 0.77 MB/s
466GB free
Firmware: GG2OACA0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 11 14 9.2 3.7 4.7 5 MB/s
Read 60.3
Write 10.3
Mixed 12.5
SusWrite 7.9
17% 22.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.4
80% 0.57 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,415,635 HDDs tested.

Typical HTS545050A7E380 500GB Builds (Compare 12,539 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

System: HP Pavilion 15 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $385

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