Average Bench: 65.5% (146th of 984)

Based on 1,615 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HDS721050DLE630

Above average average bench

The Hitachi HDS721050DLE630 500GB averaged 34.4% 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. Sequential Read Speed 117MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 111MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDS721050DLE630 500GB is 34.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Hitachi HDS721050DLE630 500GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.16MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.51MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,615 samples)
Min Avg Max
90.1 Read 117 144
64.3 Write 111 145
8.42 Mixed 83.6 135
77.6% 104 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.16 4K Read 0.51 0.74
0.34 4K Write 1.26 1.74
0.09 4K Mixed 0.16 0.2
62.2% 0.64 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
379GB free
Firmware: MS1OA650 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 127
Write 133
Mixed 27.6
70% 95.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 1.91
4K Mixed 0.21
87% 0.93 MB/s
405GB free
Firmware: MS1O Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 119
Write 134
Mixed 103
89% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.47
4K Mixed 0.15
69% 0.74 MB/s
157GB free
Firmware: MS1OA610 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 122
Write 129
Mixed 125
94% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.64
4K Mixed 0.18
78% 0.83 MB/s
431GB free
Firmware: MS1OA610 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 134
Write 104
Mixed 3.15
58% 80.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 0.09
4K Mixed 0.01
36% 0.3 MB/s
124GB free
Firmware: MS1OA610 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 123
Write 111
Mixed 115
88% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.48
4K Mixed 0.13
59% 0.68 MB/s
149GB free
Firmware: MS1OA650 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 109
Write 115
Mixed 9.06
56% 77.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.29
4K Write 1.08
4K Mixed 0.17
51% 0.52 MB/s
18GB free
Firmware: MS1OA610 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 99.7
Write 95.3
Mixed 104
75% 99.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.56
4K Mixed 0.18
73% 0.77 MB/s
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Typical HDS721050DLE630 500GB Builds (Compare 440 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asrock H61M-HVS - $64

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $234

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