Average Bench: 43% (457th of 1015)

Based on 97,275 user benchmarks.  Models: HGST HTS541010A9E680, HGST HTS541010A9E680, HGST HTS541010A9E6800, HTS541010A9E680, Hitachi HTS541010A9E680

Below average average bench

The HGST Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 1TB averaged 57.0% 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 0.52MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.37MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HGST Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 1TB is 36.3%. 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 30.5MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 72MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 97,275 samples)
Min Avg Max
20.3 Read 77.6 103
27.5 Write 76.8 101
15.8 Mixed 30.5 38.8
36.5 SusWrite 72 101
46.8% 64.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.44 0.5
0.6 4K Write 1.37 1.6
0.2 4K Mixed 0.52 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%
629GB free
Firmware: JA0OA710
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 102 103 103 103 100 MB/s
Read 103
Write 98.5
Mixed 37.1
SusWrite 102
62% 85.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
119% 0.9 MB/s
629GB free
Firmware: JA0OA710
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 103 103 103 103 102 MB/s
Read 102
Write 96.6
Mixed 38.3
SusWrite 102
62% 84.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
115% 0.87 MB/s
863GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JA0OA710
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 93 99 86 82 95 MB/s
Read 101
Write 102
Mixed 38.2
SusWrite 92.3
61% 83.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
98% 0.77 MB/s
895GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JA0OA590
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 67 73 73 84 74 MB/s
Read 90.8
Write 93.5
Mixed 37.8
SusWrite 73.2
54% 73.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
109% 0.8 MB/s
621GB free
Firmware: JA0OA560
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 77 77 77 77 77 MB/s
Read 74
Write 71.5
Mixed 29
SusWrite 76.7
46% 62.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.8 MB/s
843GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JA0OA710
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 41 75 74 83 87 MB/s
Read 50.1
Write 16.9
Mixed 11.8
SusWrite 69
27% 37 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.3
50% 0.37 MB/s
329GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JA0OA560
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 58 56 56 63 50 MB/s
Read 57
Write 62
Mixed 27.2
SusWrite 55.9
37% 50.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.3
70% 0.63 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,073,262 HDDs tested.

Typical Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 1TB Builds (Compare 8,189 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: HP Notebook

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 20% - Poor Total price: $28

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