Average Bench: 40.8% (494th of 1015)

Based on 46,988 user benchmarks.  Models: Hitachi HTS545050A7E380, HGST HTS545050A7E380, HGST HTS545050A7E380

Below average average bench

The Hitachi HTS545050A7E380 500GB averaged 59.2% 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 45%. 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 28.7MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 68.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 46,988 samples)
Min Avg Max
9.77 Read 73.9 105
18.9 Write 69.8 101
9.5 Mixed 28.7 39.5
24.1 SusWrite 68.1 103
43.8% 60.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.42 0.5
0.4 4K Write 1.2 1.6
0.1 4K Mixed 0.44 0.6
89.1% 0.69 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
465GB free
Firmware: GG2OAH20
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 108 108 109 109 107 MB/s
Read 105
Write 102
Mixed 39.3
SusWrite 108
64% 88.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.8 MB/s
373GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GG2O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 85 74 74 75 72 MB/s
Read 90.5
Write 83.8
Mixed 34.1
SusWrite 78.5
52% 71.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
104% 0.83 MB/s
305GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GG2OAC90
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 85 79 67 60 70 MB/s
Read 90.7
Write 86
Mixed 31.8
SusWrite 73.6
51% 70.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
99% 0.73 MB/s
423GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GG2ZBD90
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 80 63 79 69 91 MB/s
Read 53.7
Write 86.5
Mixed 34.1
SusWrite 74.4
45% 62.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.5
93% 0.67 MB/s
88GB free
Firmware: GG2OA610
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 28 28 28 29 29 MB/s
Read 93.3
Write 30.8
Mixed 35.4
SusWrite 27.4
34% 46.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.5
86% 0.5 MB/s
59GB free
Firmware: GG2OACY0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 55 58 58 58 58 MB/s
Read 55.2
Write 55.5
Mixed 23.2
SusWrite 57.6
35% 47.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.4
86% 0.67 MB/s
108GB free
Firmware: GG2OACA0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 50 32 28 21 23 45 MB/s
Read 67.1
Write 63.6
Mixed 28.1
SusWrite 33
35% 48 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
99% 0.73 MB/s
399GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GG2OA6C0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 6.1 5.6 7.6 7.9 12 19 MB/s
Read 11.7
Write 36.9
Mixed 7.5
SusWrite 9.6
12% 16.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.1
21% 0.17 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,724,093 HDDs tested.

Typical HTS545050A7E380 500GB Builds (Compare 4,082 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: HP Pavilion g6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $258

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