Average Bench: 38% (546th of 1015)

Based on 125 user benchmarks.  Model: HGST HTS545025A7E680

Poor average bench

The Hitachi HTS545025A7E680 250GB averaged 61.9% 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 0.33MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.19MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HTS545025A7E680 250GB is 36.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Hitachi HTS545025A7E680 250GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 35.7MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 61.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 125 samples)
Min Avg Max
8.21 Read 67.3 102
35.4 Write 68.5 98.6
11.1 Mixed 35.7 81.6
36.1 SusWrite 61.5 94.3
42.7% 58.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.06 4K Read 0.36 0.5
0.53 4K Write 1.19 1.5
0.09 4K Mixed 0.33 0.5
74.2% 0.63 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
0GB free
Firmware: GGEOAH10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 98 97 97 96 98 MB/s
Read 97.8
Write 98.7
Mixed 37.3
SusWrite 97
60% 82.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
106% 0.87 MB/s
194GB free
Firmware: GGEOAH10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 85 85 84 86 86 MB/s
Read 84.5
Write 81.3
Mixed 32.8
SusWrite 85
52% 70.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
104% 0.83 MB/s
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GGEOAH10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 75 85 97 92 93 MB/s
Read 77.5
Write 85.3
Mixed 37.2
SusWrite 88
53% 72 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
104% 0.83 MB/s
0GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GREOA350
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 74 63 74 55 58 MB/s
Read 93.5
Write 88.6
Mixed 36
SusWrite 66.9
52% 71.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.8 MB/s
216GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GREOA350
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 44 48 60 57 37 MB/s
Read 29.8
Write 50.5
Mixed 11.9
SusWrite 48.8
26% 35.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.4
73% 0.57 MB/s
200GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GGEOAH10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 67 71 75 43 59 MB/s
Read 13
Write 68
Mixed 14.9
SusWrite 63.9
29% 40 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.4
73% 0.57 MB/s
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GGEOAH10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 31 42 53 51 45 MB/s
Read 12
Write 55.1
Mixed 15.3
SusWrite 44.1
23% 31.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.4
69% 0.53 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,990,303 HDDs tested.

Typical HTS545025A7E680 250GB Builds (Compare 62 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 28%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk

System: HP 246 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 10% - Very poor Total price: $38

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