Average Bench: 13.4% (1008th of 1012)

Based on 21 user benchmarks.  Model: HGST HTS545050A

Terrible average bench

The Hgst HTS545050A 500GB averaged 86.6% 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-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 20.8MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 56.5MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hgst HTS545050A 500GB is 20.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Hgst HTS545050A 500GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 2.25MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 57.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 21 samples)
Min Avg Max
45.8 Read 105 236
31 Write 70.6 95
48 Mixed 75.1 114
43.9 SusWrite 57.5 68
17.2% 77.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.03 4K Read 2.25 15.9
0.78 4K Write 10.5 37.1
0.11 4K Mixed 3.47 20.8
13.4% 5.42 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.52 DQ Read 43.5 166
21.7 DQ Write 56.5 92.5
0.5 DQ Mixed 20.8 111
23.9% 40.3 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
384GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CA0A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 50 66 61 62 60 MB/s
Read 184
Write 95
Mixed 114
SusWrite 60.6
25% 113 MB/s
4K Read 11.6
4K Write 20.1
4K Mixed 12.8
45% 14.8 MB/s
DQ Read 166
DQ Write 92.5
DQ Mixed 111
88% 123 MB/s
200GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CA09
SusWrite @10s intervals: 13 55 54 59 53 30 MB/s
Read 45.8
Write 38.5
Mixed 48
SusWrite 43.9
10% 44.1 MB/s
4K Read 12.7
4K Write 22.7
4K Mixed 20.8
58% 18.7 MB/s
DQ Read 164
DQ Write 34
DQ Mixed 44.2
46% 80.7 MB/s
368GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CA09
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 74 48 77 77 72 MB/s
Read 236
Write 72.7
Mixed 92.2
SusWrite 68
26% 117 MB/s
4K Read 15.9
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 2.5
28% 6.53 MB/s
254GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CA0A
Read 83.9
Write 86.4
Mixed 81.7
19% 84 MB/s
4K Read 0.34
4K Write 15.5
4K Mixed 0.39
9% 5.43 MB/s
DQ Read 1.03
DQ Write 77.3
DQ Mixed 1.28
12% 26.5 MB/s
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CA09
Read 82.3
Write 78.2
Mixed 76.4
18% 79 MB/s
4K Read 0.27
4K Write 1.34
4K Mixed 0.19
1% 0.6 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,945,238 SSDs tested.

Typical HTS545050A 500GB Builds (Compare 334 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 29%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

System: HP Pavilion TS 14 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 33% - Below average Total price: $281

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