Average Bench: 91.4% (22nd of 979)

Based on 154 user benchmarks.  Model: HGST HDN726060ALE610

Excellent average bench

The HGST Deskstar NAS 6TB averaged just 8.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the HGST Deskstar NAS 6TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.51MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 171MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HGST Deskstar NAS 6TB is 46.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the HGST Deskstar NAS 6TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 147MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.97MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 154 samples)
Min Avg Max
122 Read 171 205
86.3 Write 147 186
88.7 Mixed 139 181
114% 153 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.56 4K Read 0.91 1.14
1.18 4K Write 1.97 3.6
0.27 4K Mixed 0.51 0.78
131% 1.13 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
4.5TB free
Firmware: APGNT517 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 200
Write 186
Mixed 165
138% 184 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 3.66
4K Mixed 0.34
142% 1.63 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: APGNT517 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 190
Write 169
Mixed 131
122% 163 MB/s
4K Read 0.85
4K Write 3.06
4K Mixed 0.46
143% 1.46 MB/s
5TB free
Firmware: APGNT517 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 174
Write 148
Mixed 138
115% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.93
4K Write 1.76
4K Mixed 0.36
111% 1.02 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: APGNT517 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 156
Write 159
Mixed 169
122% 161 MB/s
4K Read 0.93
4K Write 1.22
4K Mixed 0.71
141% 0.96 MB/s
247GB free
Firmware: APGNT517 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 98.1
Write 83.6
Mixed 90
68% 90.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.13
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.15
58% 0.73 MB/s
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Typical Deskstar NAS 6TB Builds (Compare 882 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus P8Z68-V - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $836

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