Average Bench: 73.3% (115th of 1002)

Based on 1,925 user benchmarks.  Models: HGST HDS724040ALE640, Hitachi HDS724040ALE640, HGST HDS 724040ALE640, HGST HDS724040ALE640

Good average bench

The Hitachi HDS724040ALE640 4TB averaged 26.7% 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 Read Speed 0.79MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.77MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDS724040ALE640 4TB is 43.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Hitachi HDS724040ALE640 4TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.21MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 124MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,925 samples)
Min Avg Max
84.3 Read 131 165
81.4 Write 124 159
28.9 Mixed 116 160
93.1% 124 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.42 4K Read 0.79 1.13
1.07 4K Write 1.77 2.2
0.15 4K Mixed 0.21 0.24
89% 0.92 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3.5TB free
Firmware: MJAOA3B0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 158
Write 166
Mixed 159
122% 161 MB/s
4K Read 1.11
4K Write 2.22
4K Mixed 0.25
114% 1.19 MB/s
382GB free
Firmware: MJAOA580 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 140
Write 129
Mixed 138
103% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.86
4K Mixed 0.2
83% 0.89 MB/s
678GB free
Firmware: MJAOA580 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 121
Write 135
Mixed 147
102% 134 MB/s
4K Read 1.11
4K Write 2.09
4K Mixed 0.23
111% 1.14 MB/s
393GB free
Firmware: MJAOA580 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 98.8
Write 124
Mixed 5.24
54% 75.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.03
4K Write 2.09
4K Mixed 0.23
107% 1.12 MB/s
285GB free
Firmware: MJAOA580 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 102
Write 112
Mixed 150
92% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.86
4K Write 2.09
4K Mixed 0.22
100% 1.06 MB/s
169GB free
Firmware: MJAOA580 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 107
Write 107
Mixed 85.6
75% 99.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.45
4K Mixed 0.16
66% 0.71 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: MJAOA250 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 106
Write 91.6
Mixed 118
80% 105 MB/s
4K Read 1.09
4K Write 1.68
4K Mixed 0.21
100% 0.99 MB/s
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Typical HDS724040ALE640 4TB Builds (Compare 565 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z87X-UD5H-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $1,019

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