Average Bench: 87.2% (39th of 984)

Based on 162 user benchmarks.  Model: HGST HDN726050ALE610

Very good average bench

The HGST Deskstar NAS 5TB averaged just 12.7% 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 0.49MB/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 40.6%. 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 143MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 132MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 162 samples)
Min Avg Max
117 Read 161 192
99.1 Write 143 173
83.6 Mixed 132 164
109% 145 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.63 4K Read 0.95 1.15
1.24 4K Write 2.03 3.52
0.29 4K Mixed 0.49 0.74
132% 1.16 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3.5TB free
Firmware: APGNT517 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 181
Write 171
Mixed 134
121% 162 MB/s
4K Read 0.89
4K Write 3.53
4K Mixed 0.33
139% 1.58 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 187
Write 163
Mixed 140
122% 163 MB/s
4K Read 0.85
4K Write 1.67
4K Mixed 0.37
107% 0.96 MB/s
4TB free
Firmware: APGNT517 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 170
Write 164
Mixed 164
125% 166 MB/s
4K Read 1.05
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.64
144% 1.09 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: APGNT517 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 171
Write 154
Mixed 109
108% 145 MB/s
4K Read 1.07
4K Write 1.34
4K Mixed 0.6
136% 1 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: APGNT517 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 172
Write 131
Mixed 119
105% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 2.82
4K Mixed 0.37
125% 1.32 MB/s
4TB free
Firmware: APGNT517 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 155
Write 140
Mixed 134
107% 143 MB/s
4K Read 1.11
4K Write 1.47
4K Mixed 0.79
161% 1.12 MB/s
837GB free
Firmware: APGNT517 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 156
Write 129
Mixed 134
105% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.22
4K Mixed 0.61
116% 0.82 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 136
Mixed 142
106% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 2.67
4K Mixed 0.38
123% 1.26 MB/s
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Typical Deskstar NAS 5TB Builds (Compare 1,188 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
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Desktop
Desktop 79%
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Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH X99

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,080

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