Average Bench: 47% (366th of 1015)

Based on 647 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HCS5C1050CLA382

Below average average bench

The Hitachi HCS5C1050CLA382 500GB averaged 53.0% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.49MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.13MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HCS5C1050CLA382 500GB is 41.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Hitachi HCS5C1050CLA382 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 50.3MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 74.2MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 647 samples)
Min Avg Max
38 Read 84.8 113
24.2 Write 81.5 112
15.9 Mixed 50.3 101
20.6 SusWrite 74.2 113
53.4% 72.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.17 4K Read 0.43 0.6
0.5 4K Write 1.13 1.4
0.18 4K Mixed 0.49 0.7
93.8% 0.69 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
91GB free
Firmware: JC2OA50F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 107 108 108 109 109 MB/s
Read 84.7
Write 78
Mixed 43.5
SusWrite 108
57% 78.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
121% 0.8 MB/s
205GB free
Firmware: JC2OA3EA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 91 86 89 92 92 MB/s
Read 95.5
Write 97.8
Mixed 46.8
SusWrite 90.1
60% 82.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
123% 0.8 MB/s
189GB free
Firmware: JC2O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 67 70 71 71 71 MB/s
Read 102
Write 98
Mixed 47.5
SusWrite 69.6
58% 79.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
124% 0.87 MB/s
219GB free
Firmware: JC2OA3EA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 73 73 75 75 74 MB/s
Read 87.2
Write 87
Mixed 39.5
SusWrite 72.7
52% 71.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.5
83% 0.5 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 23,766,252 HDDs tested.

Typical HCS5C1050CLA382 500GB Builds (Compare 1,986 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 17%
Desktop 51%
Workstation 19%

System: Medionpc MS-7728

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 25% - Poor Total price: $384

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