Average Bench: 49.4% (365th of 1002)

Based on 8,854 user benchmarks.  Models: Hitachi HDT721010SLA360, HDT721010SLA360

Below average average bench

The Hitachi HDT721010SLA360 1TB averaged 50.6% 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 Random Mixed IO Speed 0.36MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.55MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDT721010SLA360 1TB is 25.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Hitachi HDT721010SLA360 1TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 83MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 76.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,854 samples)
Min Avg Max
61.7 Read 89 107
57.1 Write 83 105
21.8 Mixed 76.2 109
62.1% 82.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.24 4K Read 0.52 0.72
0.67 4K Write 1.55 1.97
0.2 4K Mixed 0.36 0.48
90.5% 0.81 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
759GB free
Firmware: ST6OA31B Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 106
Write 102
Mixed 103
78% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.78
4K Mixed 0.48
115% 0.98 MB/s
782GB free
Firmware: ST6OA31B Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 97.7
Write 106
Mixed 103
77% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 1.96
4K Mixed 0.44
116% 1.04 MB/s
79GB free
Firmware: ST6OA3AA Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 79.5
Write 87.1
Mixed 88.1
64% 84.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.36
4K Write 1.68
4K Mixed 0.4
91% 0.82 MB/s
428GB free
Firmware: ST6OA3AA Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 84.7
Write 81.6
Mixed 84.3
63% 83.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 1.74
4K Mixed 0.44
106% 0.92 MB/s
365GB free
Firmware: ST6OA31B Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 80.8
Write 74.8
Mixed 82.1
60% 79.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 1.82
4K Mixed 0.39
100% 0.92 MB/s
763GB free
Firmware: ST6OA39D Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 78.5
Write 72.1
Mixed 74.5
56% 75 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 1.22
4K Mixed 0.31
84% 0.73 MB/s
108GB free
Firmware: ST6OA31B Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 70.8
Write 64.9
Mixed 43.3
44% 59.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.38
92% 0.82 MB/s
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Desktop
Desktop 57%
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Workstation
Workstation 23%
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Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $380

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