Average Bench: 33.1% (656th of 1015)

Based on 12,049 user benchmarks.  Models: Hitachi HTS547550A9E384, APPLE HDD HTS547550A9E384

Poor average bench

The Hitachi HTS547550A9E384 500GB averaged 66.8% 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 0.49MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.02MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HTS547550A9E384 500GB is 35.7%. 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 32.5MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 55.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,049 samples)
Min Avg Max
11.7 Read 59.4 89.5
12.5 Write 58.3 85.8
11.5 Mixed 32.5 44.3
21.3 SusWrite 55.9 84.9
37.8% 51.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.43 0.5
0.4 4K Write 1.02 1.3
0.1 4K Mixed 0.49 0.6
91.4% 0.65 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
464GB free
Firmware: JE3AD70F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 86 87 86 86 87 MB/s
Read 83.6
Write 80.9
Mixed 43.2
SusWrite 86.2
54% 73.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
112% 0.8 MB/s
459GB free
Firmware: JE3OA50A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 71 72 71 70 71 MB/s
Read 79
Write 69
Mixed 39
SusWrite 70.4
47% 64.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
108% 0.73 MB/s
188GB free
Firmware: JE3AD70F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 56 57 56 57 57 MB/s
Read 55.2
Write 44.5
Mixed 33.3
SusWrite 56.4
35% 47.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.5
95% 0.67 MB/s
159GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JE3OA50A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 54 44 48 38 38 MB/s
Read 64.2
Write 69.2
Mixed 38.2
SusWrite 46.7
40% 54.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
104% 0.7 MB/s
312GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JE3OA50A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 63 46 54 58 56 MB/s
Read 52.4
Write 72
Mixed 39.7
SusWrite 56.5
41% 55.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.5
97% 0.7 MB/s
47GB free
Firmware: JE3OA60A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 43 42 43 42 42 MB/s
Read 47
Write 46.7
Mixed 30.7
SusWrite 42.2
31% 41.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
108% 0.73 MB/s
249GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JE3OA50A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 16 13 14 14 37 18 MB/s
Read 43
Write 43.5
Mixed 25.3
SusWrite 18.7
24% 32.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.3
55% 0.4 MB/s
353GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JE3O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 43 54 18 24 42 MB/s
Read 20.8
Write 39.8
Mixed 19.5
SusWrite 37.6
22% 29.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.2
51% 0.5 MB/s
220GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JE3O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 32 42 44 42 47 MB/s
Read 6
Write 50
Mixed 17.5
SusWrite 41.5
21% 28.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.5
78% 0.53 MB/s
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Gaming 13%
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Desktop
Desktop 44%
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Workstation
Workstation 17%
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System: HP Pavilion g6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $334

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