Average Bench: 42.1% (466th of 1015)

Based on 4,844 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HTS727550A9E364

Below average average bench

The HGST Travelstar 7K750 2.5" 500GB averaged 57.8% 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 0.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.21MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HGST Travelstar 7K750 2.5" 500GB is 36.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the HGST Travelstar 7K750 2.5" 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 42.1MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 73.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,844 samples)
Min Avg Max
19.1 Read 73.7 106
30.9 Write 77.7 106
15.3 Mixed 42.1 56.5
37.7 SusWrite 73.1 102
48.8% 66.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.18 4K Read 0.54 0.7
0.5 4K Write 1.21 1.5
0.2 4K Mixed 0.6 0.8
112% 0.78 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
419GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JF3OA0D0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 86 85 79 86 90 MB/s
Read 89.5
Write 96.5
Mixed 46.8
SusWrite 84.8
58% 79.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
125% 0.83 MB/s
127GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JF3OA0E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 80 76 79 87 67 MB/s
Read 94.5
Write 93.2
Mixed 50.7
SusWrite 78.5
58% 79.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
127% 0.87 MB/s
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JF3OA0E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 71 70 69 70 73 MB/s
Read 102
Write 102
Mixed 52.5
SusWrite 70.3
60% 81.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
129% 0.87 MB/s
246GB free
Firmware: JF3OA0D0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 87 86 86 87 88 MB/s
Read 77.8
Write 82.3
Mixed 44
SusWrite 86.6
53% 72.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
116% 0.83 MB/s
386GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JF3ZD0H0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 60 49 59 64 61 MB/s
Read 86.3
Write 93.3
Mixed 41.6
SusWrite 58.4
51% 69.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.5
91% 0.63 MB/s
331GB free
Firmware: JF3OA0E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 68 70 70 70 70 MB/s
Read 74.3
Write 70.6
Mixed 43.3
SusWrite 69.4
47% 64.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
127% 0.87 MB/s
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JF3OA0E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 49 50 55 52 50 53 MB/s
Read 58.8
Write 57.3
Mixed 32.8
SusWrite 51.4
37% 50.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
108% 0.73 MB/s
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JFCOA110
SusWrite @10s intervals: 31 15 25 28 48 48 MB/s
Read 54.2
Write 60.2
Mixed 36.7
SusWrite 32.4
34% 45.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.5
89% 0.6 MB/s
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Typical Travelstar 7K750 2.5" 500GB Builds (Compare 2,590 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

System: HP ProBook 4540s

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 28% - Poor Total price: $300

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