Average Bench: 88.2% (38th of 984)

Based on 95 user benchmarks.  Model: HGST HDN726050ALE610

Very good average bench

The HGST Deskstar NAS 5TB averaged just 11.7% 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 0.48MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.96MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HGST Deskstar NAS 5TB is 37.6%. 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 146MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 133MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 95 samples)
Min Avg Max
120 Read 162 193
105 Write 146 174
89.4 Mixed 133 163
110% 147 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.64 4K Read 0.96 1.13
1.24 4K Write 2.03 3.55
0.29 4K Mixed 0.48 0.73
131% 1.16 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: APGNT517 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 161
Write 159
Mixed 149
118% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.24
4K Mixed 0.51
111% 0.83 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: APGNT517 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 145
Write 142
Mixed 77.8
90% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.46
111% 0.88 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: APGNT517 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 143
Write 129
Mixed 124
99% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.85
4K Write 1.19
4K Mixed 0.42
104% 0.82 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 120
Write 139
Mixed 107
91% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.24
4K Mixed 0.43
92% 0.73 MB/s
611GB free
Firmware: APGNT517 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 109
Write 106
Mixed 102
80% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.94
4K Write 1.52
4K Mixed 0.51
124% 0.99 MB/s
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AmazonUS $219.001 month ago.
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Typical Deskstar NAS 5TB Builds (Compare 1,296 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 98%
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Desktop
Desktop 102%
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Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH X99

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,284

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