Average Bench: 91.6% (21st of 984)

Based on 256 user benchmarks.  Model: HGST HDN726060ALE610

Excellent average bench

The HGST Deskstar NAS 6TB averaged just 8.4% 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 172MB/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 1.94MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 256 samples)
Min Avg Max
119 Read 172 206
92.5 Write 147 188
89.1 Mixed 139 179
115% 153 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.54 4K Read 0.89 1.13
1.19 4K Write 1.94 3.52
0.27 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%
5.5TB free
Firmware: APGNT517 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 189
Write 183
Mixed 164
134% 179 MB/s
4K Read 0.97
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.64
141% 1.07 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: APGNT517 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 194
Write 118
Mixed 144
114% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 2.28
4K Mixed 0.25
92% 1.02 MB/s
5.5TB free
Firmware: APGNT517 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 164
Write 140
Mixed 134
110% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.99
4K Write 3.52
4K Mixed 0.36
146% 1.62 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: APGNT517
4KALIGNED
Read 105
Write 99.5
Mixed 83.5
72% 96.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.94
4K Write 1.31
4K Mixed 0.65
136% 0.97 MB/s
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Typical Deskstar NAS 6TB Builds (Compare 929 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 38%
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Motherboard: Asus P8Z68-V - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $817

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