Average Bench: 90.3% (28th of 979)

Based on 70 user benchmarks.  Model: HGST HDN726050ALE610

Excellent average bench

The HGST Deskstar NAS 5TB averaged just 9.7% 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 0.47MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.97MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HGST Deskstar NAS 5TB is 37.7%. 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 149MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 136MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 70 samples)
Min Avg Max
124 Read 166 195
101 Write 149 179
88.8 Mixed 136 164
113% 150 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.66 4K Read 0.97 1.14
1.25 4K Write 2.09 3.58
0.28 4K Mixed 0.47 0.75
131% 1.18 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
4.5TB free
Firmware: APGNT517 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 192
Write 172
Mixed 161
131% 175 MB/s
4K Read 1.04
4K Write 1.64
4K Mixed 0.56
136% 1.08 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 169
Write 151
Mixed 137
114% 152 MB/s
4K Read 1.12
4K Write 3.35
4K Mixed 0.34
146% 1.6 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 159
Write 147
Mixed 115
105% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.4
101% 0.83 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 153
Write 132
Mixed 105
97% 130 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.35
4K Mixed 0.63
141% 1.03 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 145
Write 138
Mixed 91
93% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.99
4K Write 1.24
4K Mixed 0.38
107% 0.87 MB/s
957GB free
Firmware: APGNT517 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 117
Write 116
Mixed 113
87% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.94
4K Write 2.75
4K Mixed 0.22
115% 1.3 MB/s
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AmazonUS $203.052 months ago.
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Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH X99

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,307

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