Average Bench: 43.4% (448th of 1015)

Based on 112,794 user benchmarks.  Models: HGST HTS541010A9E680, HGST HTS541010A9E680, HGST HTS541010A9E6800, HTS541010A9E680, Hitachi HTS541010A9E680

Below average average bench

The HGST Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 1TB averaged 56.5% 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 1.38MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HGST Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 1TB is 38.6%. 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 73.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 112,794 samples)
Min Avg Max
19.1 Read 77.7 104
28.1 Write 76.6 100
15.1 Mixed 30.8 38.7
35.3 SusWrite 73.5 102
47.1% 64.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.44 0.5
0.5 4K Write 1.38 1.6
0.2 4K Mixed 0.51 0.6
101% 0.78 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
929GB free
Firmware: JA0OA710
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 101 102 101 103 101 MB/s
Read 98.3
Write 91.7
Mixed 38
SusWrite 101
60% 82.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
104% 0.83 MB/s
444GB free
Firmware: JA0OA710
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 79 88 89 90 89 MB/s
Read 101
Write 97.9
Mixed 38
SusWrite 86.2
59% 80.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
104% 0.83 MB/s
234GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JA0OA710
SusWrite @10s intervals: 50 73 76 76 82 83 MB/s
Read 89.9
Write 12
Mixed 24.2
SusWrite 73.2
36% 49.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.4
71% 0.4 MB/s
738GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JA0OA700
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 70 51 76 73 84 MB/s
Read 80.8
Write 75
Mixed 29.9
SusWrite 71.3
47% 64.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
115% 0.87 MB/s
745GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JA0OA700
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 56 58 58 55 49 MB/s
Read 92.2
Write 91.2
Mixed 37.2
SusWrite 55.4
50% 69 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
115% 0.87 MB/s
400GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JA0OA560
SusWrite @10s intervals: 51 39 58 53 45 55 MB/s
Read 75.9
Write 62.3
Mixed 21.3
SusWrite 50.2
38% 52.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
98% 0.77 MB/s
864GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JA0OA710
SusWrite @10s intervals: 49 52 43 57 59 68 MB/s
Read 35.8
Write 28
Mixed 18.3
SusWrite 54.5
25% 34.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.2
46% 0.37 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 37,657,365 HDDs tested.

Typical Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 1TB Builds (Compare 14,425 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: $32

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