Average Bench: 86.1% (47th of 1002)

Based on 192 user benchmarks.  Model: HGST HDN726050ALE610

Very good average bench

The HGST Deskstar NAS 5TB averaged just 13.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the HGST Deskstar NAS 5TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.95MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HGST Deskstar NAS 5TB is 42.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the HGST Deskstar NAS 5TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 142MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 132MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 192 samples)
Min Avg Max
101 Read 158 192
92.1 Write 142 172
82.7 Mixed 132 165
108% 144 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.62 4K Read 0.95 1.15
1.2 4K Write 2.02 3.62
0.29 4K Mixed 0.5 0.76
132% 1.16 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2.5TB free
Firmware: APGNT517 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 159
Write 142
Mixed 155
115% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.99
4K Write 1.99
4K Mixed 0.45
128% 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 151
Write 136
Mixed 80.1
91% 122 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.38
4K Mixed 0.5
127% 0.99 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 95
Write 144
Mixed 96.3
84% 112 MB/s
4K Read 1.02
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.76
153% 1.06 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 94.3
Write 141
Mixed 154
99% 130 MB/s
4K Read 1.13
4K Write 3.15
4K Mixed 0.32
141% 1.54 MB/s
585GB free
Firmware: APGNT517 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 114
Write 92.5
Mixed 109
79% 105 MB/s
4K Read 1.08
4K Write 1.42
4K Mixed 0.42
118% 0.97 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: APGNT517 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 108
Write 92.1
Mixed 106
77% 102 MB/s
4K Read 1.11
4K Write 3.62
4K Mixed 0.9
214% 1.88 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,711,844 HDDs tested.

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Typical Deskstar NAS 5TB Builds (Compare 1,402 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH X99

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $797

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