Average Bench: 91% (29th of 1010)

Based on 358 user benchmarks.  Model: HGST HDN726060ALE610

Excellent average bench

The HGST Deskstar NAS 6TB averaged just 8.9% 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 0.52MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 182MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HGST Deskstar NAS 6TB is 47.2%. 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 358 samples)
Min Avg Max
116 Read 170 206
91.6 Write 147 192
74.8 Mixed 135 177
120 SusWrite 182 216
117% 158 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.54 4K Read 0.9 1.13
1.19 4K Write 1.97 3.56
0.27 4K Mixed 0.52 0.79
131% 1.13 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: APGNT517
SusWrite @10s intervals: 207 196 187 208 206 170 MB/s
Read 219
Write 203
Mixed 85
SusWrite 196
128% 176 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 4.3
4K Mixed 0.4
170% 1.93 MB/s
5.5TB free
Firmware: APGNT517
SusWrite @10s intervals: 216 218 215 217 215 217 MB/s
Read 194
Write 201
Mixed 88.6
SusWrite 216
128% 175 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 1
185% 1.2 MB/s
4TB free
Firmware: APGNT517
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 197 195 193 201 200 MB/s
Read 187
Write 185
Mixed 77.5
SusWrite 198
118% 162 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
182% 1.27 MB/s
5TB free
Firmware: APGNT517
SusWrite @10s intervals: 212 214 204 199 219 203 MB/s
Read 176
Write 178
Mixed 74.8
SusWrite 209
116% 160 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 1
179% 1.1 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: APGNT517
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 187 200 196 193 183 MB/s
Read 149
Write 146
Mixed 73
SusWrite 192
102% 140 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 4
4K Mixed 0.2
142% 1.77 MB/s
484GB free
Firmware: APGNT517
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 124 116 121 119 125 MB/s
Read 177
Write 176
Mixed 82.1
SusWrite 120
102% 139 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.9
170% 1.1 MB/s
19GB free
Firmware: APGNT517
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 135 132 133 132 129 MB/s
Read 114
Write 114
Mixed 64
SusWrite 132
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
174% 1.17 MB/s
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Typical Deskstar NAS 6TB Builds (Compare 5,656 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

System: Dell XPS 8700

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $488

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