Average Bench: 31.7% (676th of 1014)

Based on 17,694 user benchmarks.  Models: Hitachi HTS547550A9E384, APPLE HDD HTS547550A9E384

Poor average bench

The Hitachi HTS547550A9E384 500GB averaged 68.2% 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 0.48MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 0.98MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HTS547550A9E384 500GB is 37.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Hitachi HTS547550A9E384 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 31.1MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 54.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 17,694 samples)
Min Avg Max
9.24 Read 56.1 88.7
12.7 Write 56 85.5
8.32 Mixed 31.1 44.4
18.5 SusWrite 54.3 83.3
36.2% 49.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.4 0.5
0.3 4K Write 0.98 1.3
0.1 4K Mixed 0.48 0.6
87.7% 0.62 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
285GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JE3OA50A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 64 65 67 68 73 MB/s
Read 91.1
Write 86.1
Mixed 44.3
SusWrite 67.2
53% 72.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.6
106% 0.7 MB/s
237GB free
Firmware: JE3OA60A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 83 81 83 83 82 MB/s
Read 75
Write 77.2
Mixed 39.5
SusWrite 81.2
50% 68.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
110% 0.77 MB/s
340GB free
Firmware: JE3O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 66 67 68 68 69 MB/s
Read 70.9
Write 63.4
Mixed 36.8
SusWrite 67.5
44% 59.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
108% 0.73 MB/s
340GB free
Firmware: JE3O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 68 69 68 70 69 MB/s
Read 68.7
Write 62.1
Mixed 37
SusWrite 68.3
43% 59 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
108% 0.73 MB/s
340GB free
Firmware: JE3O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 67 67 68 69 69 MB/s
Read 66.4
Write 62.2
Mixed 37
SusWrite 67.9
43% 58.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
121% 0.8 MB/s
43GB free
Firmware: JE3OA50A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 63 61 61 64 62 MB/s
Read 52
Write 53.8
Mixed 35.2
SusWrite 61.7
37% 50.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
108% 0.73 MB/s
64GB free
Firmware: JE3OA50B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 57 56 58 58 58 MB/s
Read 53.1
Write 49.3
Mixed 32.5
SusWrite 57.1
35% 48 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
110% 0.77 MB/s
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JE3AD70F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 50 43 38 51 46 MB/s
Read 50
Write 50.2
Mixed 34.2
SusWrite 46.7
33% 45.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
104% 0.7 MB/s
182GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JE3OA50A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 39 38 38 44 39 MB/s
Read 41.3
Write 44.3
Mixed 28.3
SusWrite 39.3
28% 38.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.5
91% 0.63 MB/s
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Typical HTS547550A9E384 500GB Builds (Compare 3,729 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 53%
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Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: HP Pavilion g6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $258

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