Average Bench: 87% (45th of 1002)

Based on 176 user benchmarks.  Model: HGST HDN726050ALE610

Very good average bench

The HGST Deskstar NAS 5TB averaged just 13.0% 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 41.4%. 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 176 samples)
Min Avg Max
115 Read 160 193
94.5 Write 143 173
82.8 Mixed 132 166
109% 145 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.62 4K Read 0.95 1.15
1.23 4K Write 2.03 3.6
0.29 4K Mixed 0.5 0.75
132% 1.16 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3TB free
Firmware: APGNT517 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 180
Write 158
Mixed 159
124% 166 MB/s
4K Read 1.05
4K Write 3.21
4K Mixed 0.35
142% 1.53 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: APGNT517 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 177
Write 160
Mixed 142
120% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.36
4K Mixed 0.4
99% 0.82 MB/s
860GB free
Firmware: APGNT517 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 125
Write 116
Mixed 104
86% 115 MB/s
4K Read 1.05
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.54
124% 0.9 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,794,611 HDDs tested.

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Typical Deskstar NAS 5TB Builds (Compare 1,311 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH X99

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $1,056

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