Average Bench: 42.3% (455th of 1015)

Based on 120,251 user benchmarks.  Models: HGST HTS541010A9E680, HGST HTS541010A9E680, HGST HTS541010A9E6800, HTS541010A9E680, Hitachi HTS541010A9E680

Below average average bench

The HGST Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 1TB averaged 57.7% 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 1.35MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HGST Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 1TB is 38.1%. 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 30.7MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 72.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 120,251 samples)
Min Avg Max
14.1 Read 74.3 101
15.7 Write 73.5 101
13.5 Mixed 30.7 38.7
24.3 SusWrite 72.9 102
45.8% 62.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.44 0.5
0.5 4K Write 1.35 1.6
0.2 4K Mixed 0.51 0.6
101% 0.77 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
931GB free
Firmware: JA0OA5M0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 102 104 104 103 104 MB/s
Read 98.3
Write 102
Mixed 38.2
SusWrite 103
62% 85.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
119% 0.9 MB/s
763GB free
Firmware: JA0OA560
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 99 100 99 96 97 MB/s
Read 101
Write 94.5
Mixed 38.5
SusWrite 98.1
60% 83 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
99% 0.73 MB/s
116GB free
Firmware: JA0OA560
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 83 83 82 84 83 MB/s
Read 78.5
Write 79.1
Mixed 32.6
SusWrite 82.7
50% 68.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
113% 0.83 MB/s
117GB free
Firmware: JA0OA710
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 86 87 86 87 87 MB/s
Read 73.2
Write 70
Mixed 30
SusWrite 86
47% 64.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
115% 0.87 MB/s
117GB free
Firmware: JA0OA710
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 86 87 83 86 85 MB/s
Read 73.7
Write 80.8
Mixed 30.2
SusWrite 85.3
49% 67.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
115% 0.87 MB/s
853GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JA0OA7G0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 67 54 50 62 66 MB/s
Read 87.7
Write 97.5
Mixed 38.4
SusWrite 61.9
52% 71.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
113% 0.87 MB/s
782GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JA0OA560
SusWrite @10s intervals: 20 25 30 22 15 53 MB/s
Read 15.5
Write 21.4
Mixed 15.4
SusWrite 27.5
15% 20 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.2
41% 0.37 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,949,856 HDDs tested.

Typical Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 1TB Builds (Compare 22,768 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: 27% - Poor Total price: $22

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