Average Bench: 43% (456th of 1015)

Based on 6,999 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HTS727550A9E364

Below average average bench

The HGST Travelstar 7K750 2.5" 500GB 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 0.62MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.54MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HGST Travelstar 7K750 2.5" 500GB is 38.5%. 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 42.9MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 74.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,999 samples)
Min Avg Max
19.2 Read 75.4 108
33.9 Write 78.1 107
16 Mixed 42.9 58.2
37.5 SusWrite 74.3 105
49.6% 67.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.54 0.7
0.5 4K Write 1.21 1.6
0.2 4K Mixed 0.62 0.8
114% 0.79 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
466GB free
Firmware: JF3OA0E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 105 106 107 106 107 MB/s
Read 96.5
Write 97.4
Mixed 51.6
SusWrite 106
64% 87.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
129% 0.9 MB/s
447GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JF3OA0E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 83 82 85 86 87 MB/s
Read 101
Write 94.5
Mixed 50.7
SusWrite 85.2
61% 82.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
121% 0.77 MB/s
430GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JF3OA0D0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 74 88 94 91 94 MB/s
Read 92.7
Write 89.9
Mixed 52.7
SusWrite 84.6
59% 80 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
127% 0.83 MB/s
228GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JF3ZD0H0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 73 70 74 80 80 MB/s
Read 70.5
Write 56.8
Mixed 37.3
SusWrite 74.3
44% 59.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.93 MB/s
465GB free
Firmware: JF3OA0E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 72 73 73 73 73 MB/s
Read 70.7
Write 74.7
Mixed 39.5
SusWrite 72.7
47% 64.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
127% 0.87 MB/s
86GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JF3OA0E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 74 49 48 61 60 MB/s
Read 64.7
Write 74.7
Mixed 37.8
SusWrite 59.2
43% 59.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
119% 0.77 MB/s
358GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JF3OA0E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 62 56 57 60 59 MB/s
Read 61.3
Write 70
Mixed 42.5
SusWrite 58.4
43% 58.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
125% 0.83 MB/s
220GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JF3OA0E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 50 14 22 28 23 41 MB/s
Read 77.8
Write 67.5
Mixed 50.4
SusWrite 29.7
42% 56.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
117% 0.73 MB/s
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Typical Travelstar 7K750 2.5" 500GB Builds (Compare 773 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 53%
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Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: HP ProBook 4540s

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $262

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