Average Bench: 78.6% (75th of 979)

Based on 1,070 user benchmarks.  Model: HGST HDN724040ALE640

Good average bench

The HGST Deskstar NAS 4TB averaged 21.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the HGST Deskstar NAS 4TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.87MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.89MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HGST Deskstar NAS 4TB is 40%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the HGST Deskstar NAS 4TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.21MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 135MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,070 samples)
Min Avg Max
93.1 Read 139 169
93.7 Write 135 165
22.9 Mixed 124 161
99.7% 133 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.43 4K Read 0.87 1.15
1.27 4K Write 1.89 2.25
0.16 4K Mixed 0.21 0.24
95% 0.99 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3.5TB free
Firmware: MJAOA5E0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 166
Write 159
Mixed 161
122% 162 MB/s
4K Read 1.18
4K Write 2.24
4K Mixed 0.25
119% 1.23 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: MJAOA5E0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 161
Write 149
Mixed 159
118% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.92
4K Write 2.16
4K Mixed 0.23
104% 1.11 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: MJAOA5E0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 149
Write 140
Mixed 132
106% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 2.07
4K Mixed 0.2
93% 1.01 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: MJAOA5E0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 146
Write 142
Mixed 24.5
75% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 1.97
4K Mixed 0.23
99% 1.03 MB/s
572GB free
Firmware: MJAOA5E0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 146
Write 130
Mixed 135
104% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.17
88% 1.02 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: MJAOA5E0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 113
Write 105
Mixed 5.49
53% 74.5 MB/s
4K Read 1.04
4K Write 1.96
4K Mixed 0.23
105% 1.08 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: MJAOA5E0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 69.7
Write 109
Mixed 84.2
66% 87.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.22
75% 0.81 MB/s
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Gaming 95%
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Desktop
Desktop 85%
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Workstation
Workstation 66%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $139

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,052

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