Average Bench: 90.7% (27th of 1002)

Based on 344 user benchmarks.  Model: HGST HDN726060ALE610

Excellent average bench

The HGST Deskstar NAS 6TB averaged just 9.3% 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 170MB/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 146MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.95MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 344 samples)
Min Avg Max
116 Read 170 206
91.5 Write 146 189
84.1 Mixed 137 177
113% 151 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.54 4K Read 0.89 1.13
1.19 4K Write 1.95 3.52
0.28 4K Mixed 0.51 0.78
130% 1.12 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
5TB free
Firmware: APGNT517 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 190
Write 186
Mixed 165
135% 180 MB/s
4K Read 0.92
4K Write 1.43
4K Mixed 0.62
133% 0.99 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: APGNT517 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 178
Write 172
Mixed 152
125% 167 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 3.34
4K Mixed 0.35
134% 1.5 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 167
Write 158
Mixed 143
117% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 1.83
4K Mixed 0.58
135% 1.1 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: APGNT517 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 150
Write 172
Mixed 148
118% 157 MB/s
4K Read 1.03
4K Write 1.12
4K Mixed 0.54
124% 0.9 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 165
Write 129
Mixed 142
109% 145 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 3.15
4K Mixed 0.46
155% 1.57 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: APGNT517
4KALIGNED
Read 117
Write 147
Mixed 113
94% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.33
4K Mixed 0.62
123% 0.88 MB/s
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Typical Deskstar NAS 6TB Builds (Compare 9,152 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 124%
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Desktop
Desktop 114%
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Workstation
Workstation 121%
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Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $195

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,551

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