Average Bench: 41% (494th of 1015)

Based on 35,484 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 0.44MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HTS545050A7E380 500GB is 44%. 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 29MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 66.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 35,484 samples)
Min Avg Max
12.7 Read 76 106
14.5 Write 70.3 101
9.23 Mixed 29 39.4
23 SusWrite 66.8 103
44.1% 60.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.42 0.5
0.5 4K Write 1.2 1.6
0.1 4K Mixed 0.44 0.6
88.8% 0.69 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
415GB free
Firmware: GG2OACA0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 109 110 110 111 110 MB/s
Read 108
Write 95.4
Mixed 39.9
SusWrite 109
64% 88.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
117% 0.9 MB/s
466GB free
Firmware: GG2OACY0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 98 100 100 99 99 MB/s
Read 98
Write 93.3
Mixed 36.7
SusWrite 99.3
60% 81.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
110% 0.9 MB/s
415GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GG2OA6C0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 81 81 82 85 83 MB/s
Read 105
Write 104
Mixed 36.7
SusWrite 83.4
60% 82.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.5
100% 0.77 MB/s
262GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GG2OAC90
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 69 85 88 91 89 MB/s
Read 95.8
Write 94.5
Mixed 39.5
SusWrite 83.3
57% 78.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.8 MB/s
429GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GG2OAC90
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 68 63 52 60 67 MB/s
Read 89.8
Write 77.8
Mixed 34.5
SusWrite 64.2
49% 66.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.8 MB/s
426GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GG2OAH20
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 69 66 72 69 63 MB/s
Read 78.4
Write 78.7
Mixed 25
SusWrite 68.7
46% 62.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
99% 0.73 MB/s
308GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GG2OA7A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 45 51 48 47 57 70 MB/s
Read 74.8
Write 60
Mixed 23.3
SusWrite 53.1
38% 52.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.4
83% 0.67 MB/s
436GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GG2OACY0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 9 11 15 11 13 8.3 MB/s
Read 11.5
Write 12.9
Mixed 7.2
SusWrite 11.3
8% 10.7 MB/s
4K Read 0
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.1
17% 0.13 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,348,224 HDDs tested.

Typical HTS545050A7E380 500GB Builds (Compare 14,437 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

System: HP Pavilion 15 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 29% - Poor Total price: $357

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