Average Bench: 59.6% (192nd of 984)

Based on 10,152 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HDS721050CLA362

Average average bench

The Hitachi HDS721050CLA362 500GB averaged 40.3% 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 0.31MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 105MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDS721050CLA362 500GB is 31.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Hitachi HDS721050CLA362 500GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.46MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.21MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,152 samples)
Min Avg Max
69.9 Read 103 130
71.7 Write 105 132
18.9 Mixed 80.8 125
72% 96.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.18 4K Read 0.46 0.67
0.68 4K Write 1.21 1.46
0.17 4K Mixed 0.31 0.42
76.6% 0.66 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
37GB free
Firmware: JP2OA3EA Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 134
Write 133
Mixed 119
97% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.29
70% 0.51 MB/s
380GB free
Firmware: JP2OA3MA Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 133
Write 133
Mixed 129
99% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 1.24
4K Mixed 0.38
92% 0.76 MB/s
403GB free
Firmware: JP2OA3MA
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 110
Write 123
Mixed 111
86% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 1.33
4K Mixed 0.35
87% 0.75 MB/s
816GB free
Firmware: JP2OA50E Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 117
Write 114
Mixed 125
90% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.33
4K Mixed 0.38
93% 0.78 MB/s
339GB free
Firmware: JP2OA3MA Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 102
Write 118
Mixed 37.8
63% 86.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.34
4K Write 1.39
4K Mixed 0.32
76% 0.68 MB/s
396GB free
Firmware: JP2OA50E Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 103
Write 110
Mixed 76.8
72% 96.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 1.34
4K Mixed 0.38
82% 0.69 MB/s
289GB free
Firmware: JP2OA39C Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 106
Write 107
Mixed 31
59% 81.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.18
4K Write 0.41
4K Mixed 0.33
51% 0.3 MB/s
161GB free
Firmware: JP2O Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 105
Write 99.7
Mixed 100
77% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.37
95% 0.81 MB/s
342GB free
Firmware: JP2OA3GH Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 104
Write 92.9
Mixed 79.1
69% 92.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.35
4K Mixed 0.29
79% 0.73 MB/s
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Desktop 57%
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Workstation
Workstation 23%
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Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $383

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