Average Bench: 41.9% (471st of 1015)

Based on 97,179 user benchmarks.  Models: HGST HTS541010A9E680, HGST HTS541010A9E680, HGST HTS541010A9E6800, HTS541010A9E680, Hitachi HTS541010A9E680

Below average average bench

The HGST Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 1TB averaged 58.0% 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 0.51MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.34MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HGST Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 1TB is 38.3%. 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 30.1MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 71MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 97,179 samples)
Min Avg Max
14.2 Read 75 102
28.7 Write 75.6 100
13.6 Mixed 30.1 38.7
32.5 SusWrite 71 99.4
45.8% 62.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.43 0.5
0.5 4K Write 1.34 1.6
0.2 4K Mixed 0.51 0.6
99.5% 0.76 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
668GB free
Firmware: JA0OA4D0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 86 96 96 96 96 MB/s
Read 98.5
Write 94.5
Mixed 38
SusWrite 93.9
59% 81.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
117% 0.9 MB/s
231GB free
Firmware: JA0OA5M0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 86 86 88 87 88 MB/s
Read 87.8
Write 92.8
Mixed 37.3
SusWrite 86.8
56% 76.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
115% 0.87 MB/s
379GB free
Firmware: JA0OA560
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 83 80 85 85 85 MB/s
Read 90.5
Write 88.7
Mixed 31.9
SusWrite 83.5
54% 73.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
113% 0.87 MB/s
797GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JA0OA710
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 78 83 79 73 77 MB/s
Read 90.7
Write 80.7
Mixed 36.3
SusWrite 78.9
52% 71.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
115% 0.87 MB/s
597GB free
Firmware: JA0OA560
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 71 73 71 70 71 MB/s
Read 77.5
Write 79.5
Mixed 30.7
SusWrite 71.6
47% 64.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
115% 0.87 MB/s
535GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JA0OA710
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 62 55 63 60 55 MB/s
Read 60.7
Write 75
Mixed 31.5
SusWrite 57.9
41% 56.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
103% 0.73 MB/s
759GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JA0OA710
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 45 62 58 70 70 MB/s
Read 58.6
Write 46
Mixed 32.6
SusWrite 60
36% 49.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.5
89% 0.6 MB/s
575GB free
Firmware: JA0OA560
SusWrite @10s intervals: 8.8 8.8 8.8 8.9 8.6 9 MB/s
Read 85.5
Write 9
Mixed 14.2
SusWrite 8.8
21% 29.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.6
97% 0.53 MB/s
325GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JA0OA590
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 54 52 52 51 51 MB/s
Read 20.3
Write 84.5
Mixed 19.3
SusWrite 50.2
32% 43.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.3
62% 0.53 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 27,216,616 HDDs tested.

Typical Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 1TB Builds (Compare 28,112 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 35%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

System: HP Notebook

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