Average Bench: 40.3% (501st of 1015)

Based on 44,436 user benchmarks.  Models: Hitachi HTS545050A7E380, HGST HTS545050A7E380, HGST HTS545050A7E380

Below average average bench

The Hitachi HTS545050A7E380 500GB averaged 59.6% 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 1.21MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HTS545050A7E380 500GB is 43.7%. 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 28.8MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 66.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 44,436 samples)
Min Avg Max
11.8 Read 74.1 104
14.7 Write 70.1 102
11 Mixed 28.8 39
24.5 SusWrite 66.4 100
43.6% 59.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.43 0.5
0.4 4K Write 1.21 1.6
0.2 4K Mixed 0.44 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%
436GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GG2O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 98 101 99 100 104 MB/s
Read 109
Write 102
Mixed 39
SusWrite 101
64% 87.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
115% 0.87 MB/s
436GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GG2O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 99 99 103 96 99 MB/s
Read 103
Write 103
Mixed 38.1
SusWrite 100
62% 85.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
113% 0.83 MB/s
440GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GG2OAH20
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 85 89 83 74 78 MB/s
Read 102
Write 102
Mixed 39
SusWrite 81.5
59% 81.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
104% 0.83 MB/s
423GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GG2ZBD90
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 82 82 75 84 64 MB/s
Read 99.7
Write 80.8
Mixed 35.8
SusWrite 79.4
54% 73.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
98% 0.77 MB/s
313GB free
Firmware: GG2OAC90
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 87 88 89 89 90 MB/s
Read 88.5
Write 86.3
Mixed 31.3
SusWrite 88.3
54% 73.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.5
97% 0.67 MB/s
319GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GG2OA7A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 76 70 88 79 77 MB/s
Read 90.1
Write 90.6
Mixed 34.4
SusWrite 78.2
53% 73.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
111% 0.83 MB/s
93GB free
Firmware: GG2O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 53 52 53 53 53 MB/s
Read 59.5
Write 53.5
Mixed 22.3
SusWrite 52.7
34% 47 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.4
84% 0.63 MB/s
181GB free
Firmware: AC90
SusWrite @10s intervals: 8 0 0 0 11 27 MB/s
Read 71.7
Write 62.5
Mixed 26
SusWrite 7.7
31% 42 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
106% 0.83 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 27,031,143 HDDs tested.

Typical HTS545050A7E380 500GB Builds (Compare 17,816 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

System: HP Pavilion 15 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $366

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