Average Bench: 91.3% (21st of 979)

Based on 166 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 47.1%. 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 1.99MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 166 samples)
Min Avg Max
120 Read 171 206
84.1 Write 147 187
87.4 Mixed 139 180
114% 152 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.57 4K Read 0.91 1.14
1.19 4K Write 1.99 3.58
0.27 4K Mixed 0.51 0.78
131% 1.14 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
143GB free
Firmware: APGNT517 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 206
Write 181
Mixed 159
136% 182 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 1.31
4K Mixed 0.45
111% 0.88 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: APGNT517 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 166
Write 197
Mixed 138
125% 167 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 3.38
4K Mixed 0.36
137% 1.52 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 169
Write 149
Mixed 160
120% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.93
4K Write 3.18
4K Mixed 0.31
132% 1.47 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: APGNT517 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 187
Write 127
Mixed 118
108% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.97
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.55
124% 0.91 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: APGNT517 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 179
Write 134
Mixed 128
110% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.89
4K Write 2.03
4K Mixed 0.5
130% 1.14 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 172
Write 75.2
Mixed 120
92% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.43
4K Mixed 0.73
140% 0.98 MB/s
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Gaming 59%
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Desktop
Desktop 65%
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Workstation
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: Asus P8Z68-V - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $837

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