Average Bench: 65.4% (146th of 984)

Based on 2,234 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HDS721050DLE630

Above average average bench

The Hitachi HDS721050DLE630 500GB averaged 34.6% 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. Sequential Read Speed 118MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 110MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDS721050DLE630 500GB is 35.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Hitachi HDS721050DLE630 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.16MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.52MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,234 samples)
Min Avg Max
90.4 Read 118 147
48.9 Write 110 144
8.55 Mixed 82.8 136
77.3% 104 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.15 4K Read 0.52 0.75
0.31 4K Write 1.28 1.75
0.08 4K Mixed 0.16 0.21
62.9% 0.65 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
341GB free
Firmware: MS1OA650 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 129
Write 140
Mixed 5
66% 91.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 1.41
4K Mixed 0.16
72% 0.75 MB/s
69GB free
Firmware: MS1OA650 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 128
Write 120
Mixed 112
90% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.24
4K Write 1.42
4K Mixed 0.15
53% 0.6 MB/s
75GB free
Firmware: MS1OA650 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 118
Write 128
Mixed 59.1
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 1.36
4K Mixed 0.18
73% 0.74 MB/s
174GB free
Firmware: MS1OA650 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 119
Write 121
Mixed 104
86% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.52
4K Mixed 0.16
63% 0.7 MB/s
21GB free
Firmware: MS1OA650 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 103
Write 119
Mixed 103
82% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.32
4K Write 1.55
4K Mixed 0.2
64% 0.69 MB/s
288GB free
Firmware: MS1OA610 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 97.4
Write 120
Mixed 68.3
71% 95.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.23
4K Mixed 0.12
58% 0.63 MB/s
399GB free
Firmware: MS1OA610 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 111
Write 94.8
Mixed 10.8
52% 72.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.21
4K Write 1.54
4K Mixed 0.14
53% 0.63 MB/s
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Typical HDS721050DLE630 500GB Builds (Compare 502 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asrock H61M-HVS - $64

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $218

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