Average Bench: 43.5% (446th of 1015)

Based on 103,981 user benchmarks.  Models: HGST HTS541010A9E680, HGST HTS541010A9E680, HGST HTS541010A9E6800, HTS541010A9E680, Hitachi HTS541010A9E680

Below average average bench

The HGST Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 1TB averaged 56.4% 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 0.53MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.38MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HGST Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 1TB is 36.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the HGST Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 30.8MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 73.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 103,981 samples)
Min Avg Max
19.1 Read 77.9 104
34 Write 78.5 103
15.1 Mixed 30.8 38.8
40 SusWrite 73.7 101
47.5% 65.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.45 0.6
0.7 4K Write 1.38 1.6
0.2 4K Mixed 0.53 0.6
103% 0.79 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
23GB free
Firmware: JA0OA560
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 99 99 99 98 98 MB/s
Read 99.8
Write 95.5
Mixed 38
SusWrite 98.9
60% 83.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
115% 0.87 MB/s
849GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JA0OA560
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 89 87 84 85 78 MB/s
Read 88.6
Write 99.9
Mixed 38.2
SusWrite 84.4
57% 77.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
119% 0.93 MB/s
742GB free
Firmware: JA0OA560
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 82 83 82 84 83 MB/s
Read 83.2
Write 80.1
Mixed 30
SusWrite 82.9
50% 69 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
104% 0.83 MB/s
362GB free
Firmware: JA0OA560
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 84 85 85 88 86 MB/s
Read 76
Write 78
Mixed 29.8
SusWrite 84.9
49% 67.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
113% 0.83 MB/s
675GB free
Firmware: JA0OA480
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 53 63 56 52 51 MB/s
Read 87.4
Write 30.7
Mixed 35.6
SusWrite 53.5
38% 51.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
115% 0.87 MB/s
185GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JA0OA560
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 42 42 36 40 41 MB/s
Read 66.6
Write 64.3
Mixed 25.8
SusWrite 40.4
36% 49.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.8 MB/s
595GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JA0OA590
SusWrite @10s intervals: 25 21 26 29 27 28 MB/s
Read 17.2
Write 17.4
Mixed 17.1
SusWrite 25.9
14% 19.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.2
39% 0.33 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 35,055,525 HDDs tested.

Typical Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 1TB Builds (Compare 11,751 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: HP Notebook

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 20% - Very poor Total price: $32

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