Average Bench: 91.9% (20th of 984)

Based on 228 user benchmarks.  Model: HGST HDN726060ALE610

Excellent average bench

The HGST Deskstar NAS 6TB averaged just 8.1% 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 173MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HGST Deskstar NAS 6TB is 47%. 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 1.95MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 228 samples)
Min Avg Max
123 Read 173 206
89.2 Write 147 189
90 Mixed 140 180
115% 153 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.56 4K Read 0.9 1.13
1.2 4K Write 1.95 3.49
0.28 4K Mixed 0.51 0.78
131% 1.12 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
4TB free
Firmware: APGNT517 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 180
Write 169
Mixed 156
126% 168 MB/s
4K Read 1.07
4K Write 1.37
4K Mixed 0.81
160% 1.08 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 150
Write 168
Mixed 141
115% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.35
4K Mixed 0.41
102% 0.84 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: APGN Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 163
Write 136
Mixed 110
102% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.94
4K Write 2.16
4K Mixed 0.34
117% 1.15 MB/s
28GB free
Firmware: APGNT517 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 114
Write 94.8
Mixed 79.3
72% 96.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.96
4K Write 1.09
4K Mixed 0.75
144% 0.93 MB/s
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Typical Deskstar NAS 6TB Builds (Compare 805 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus P8Z68-V - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $927

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