Average Bench: 34% (638th of 1015)

Based on 11,145 user benchmarks.  Models: Hitachi HTS547550A9E384, APPLE HDD HTS547550A9E384

Poor average bench

The Hitachi HTS547550A9E384 500GB averaged 66.0% 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 0.51MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.05MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HTS547550A9E384 500GB is 40%. 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 33.5MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 57.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,145 samples)
Min Avg Max
10.5 Read 60.4 91.1
13 Write 59.8 87
10.5 Mixed 33.5 45.7
21.4 SusWrite 57.9 89.1
38.8% 52.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.43 0.5
0.3 4K Write 1.05 1.3
0.1 4K Mixed 0.51 0.6
93.7% 0.66 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
176GB free
Firmware: JE3ZD60D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 77 80 79 79 79 MB/s
Read 75.4
Write 73.5
Mixed 40.8
SusWrite 78.9
49% 67.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
112% 0.8 MB/s
436GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JE3OA50A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 64 66 68 71 72 MB/s
Read 71.4
Write 76.1
Mixed 36.7
SusWrite 68.2
46% 63.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
108% 0.73 MB/s
202GB free
Firmware: JE3OA50A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 63 65 64 64 63 MB/s
Read 63.8
Write 64.7
Mixed 38
SusWrite 63.7
42% 57.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
108% 0.73 MB/s
141GB free
Firmware: JE3AD70E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 64 61 62 56 65 MB/s
Read 47
Write 32.5
Mixed 24.7
SusWrite 61.5
30% 41.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.6
102% 0.63 MB/s
415GB free
Firmware: JE3O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 51 51 45 52 52 MB/s
Read 54.8
Write 62.3
Mixed 37
SusWrite 48.6
37% 50.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
110% 0.77 MB/s
225GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JE3OA50A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 22 33 39 37 32 MB/s
Read 65
Write 73.8
Mixed 37.5
SusWrite 32.6
38% 52.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.3
68% 0.57 MB/s
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Typical HTS547550A9E384 500GB Builds (Compare 10,803 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 42%
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Workstation
Workstation 16%
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System: HP Pavilion g6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 29% - Poor Total price: $290

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