Average Bench: 56.5% (231st of 984)

Based on 2,404 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HDS5C3020ALA632

Average average bench

The Hitachi HDS5C3020ALA632 2TB averaged 43.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.37MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDS5C3020ALA632 2TB is 35.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Hitachi HDS5C3020ALA632 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.49MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 79.5MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 2,404 samples)
Min Avg Max
63.1 Read 98 128
64.5 Write 99 130
23 Mixed 79.5 116
69% 92.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.21 4K Read 0.49 0.7
0.65 4K Write 1.37 1.93
0.17 4K Mixed 0.3 0.4
78.4% 0.72 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
612GB free
Firmware: ML6OAA10 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 93.3
Write 100
Mixed 77.3
68% 90.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.3
79% 0.74 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: ML6O Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 89.4
Write 100
Mixed 91.2
70% 93.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 1.33
4K Mixed 0.25
69% 0.65 MB/s
583GB free
Firmware: ML6OA180 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 77.3
Write 71.9
Mixed 61.3
52% 70.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.19
4K Mixed 0.28
73% 0.65 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,183,636 HDDs tested.


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Workstation 45%
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