Average Bench: 42.1% (463rd of 1015)

Based on 126,053 user benchmarks.  Models: HGST HTS541010A9E680, HGST HTS541010A9E680, HGST HTS541010A9E6800, HTS541010A9E680, Hitachi HTS541010A9E680

Below average average bench

The HGST Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 1TB averaged 57.9% 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 0.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.35MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HGST Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 1TB is 40.8%. 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 72MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 126,053 samples)
Min Avg Max
11.3 Read 74.6 102
19.5 Write 74.1 101
12 Mixed 30.1 38.8
29.8 SusWrite 72 100
45.7% 62.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.43 0.5
0.6 4K Write 1.35 1.6
0.2 4K Mixed 0.5 0.6
98.4% 0.76 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
848GB free
Firmware: A5M0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 102 102 103 104 102 MB/s
Read 102
Write 93.8
Mixed 37.1
SusWrite 101
61% 83.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
117% 0.9 MB/s
387GB free
Firmware: JA0OA590
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 90 95 95 95 97 MB/s
Read 92.4
Write 94.6
Mixed 35.7
SusWrite 94
58% 79.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
117% 0.9 MB/s
821GB free
Firmware: JA0OA560
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 93 93 91 93 91 MB/s
Read 94.5
Write 91.1
Mixed 36.3
SusWrite 91.7
57% 78.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
113% 0.83 MB/s
883GB free
Firmware: JA0OA560
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 80 80 90 92 93 MB/s
Read 91.2
Write 92
Mixed 35.9
SusWrite 88.1
56% 76.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
104% 0.83 MB/s
755GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JA0OA710
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 58 62 67 63 60 MB/s
Read 94
Write 101
Mixed 37.3
SusWrite 62.2
54% 73.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
112% 0.8 MB/s
803GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JA0OA560
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 66 66 52 55 60 MB/s
Read 77.2
Write 83.4
Mixed 29.8
SusWrite 59.6
46% 62.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.5
92% 0.7 MB/s
707GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JA0OA710
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 65 59 60 62 79 MB/s
Read 68.8
Write 92
Mixed 32.5
SusWrite 63.5
47% 64.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
100% 0.8 MB/s
594GB free
Firmware: JA0OA710
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 65 64 64 65 69 MB/s
Read 50.7
Write 52.3
Mixed 27.2
SusWrite 65.5
36% 48.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
94% 0.73 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 39,631,365 HDDs tested.

Typical Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 1TB Builds (Compare 16,712 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: 19% - Very poor Total price: $31

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