Average Bench: 55.9% (262nd of 1002)

Based on 3,471 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HDS5C3020ALA632

Average average bench

The Hitachi HDS5C3020ALA632 2TB averaged 44.1% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.29MB/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 33.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Hitachi HDS5C3020ALA632 2TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.48MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 77.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,471 samples)
Min Avg Max
64.9 Read 97.8 127
63.1 Write 96.9 127
23.1 Mixed 77.9 115
68% 90.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.24 4K Read 0.48 0.7
0.74 4K Write 1.37 1.87
0.18 4K Mixed 0.29 0.39
77.8% 0.71 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: ML6O Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5940 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 123
Write 106
Mixed 88.2
79% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 1.44
4K Mixed 0.31
78% 0.71 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: ML6OA5C0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5940 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 119
Write 109
Mixed 108
84% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.48
4K Mixed 0.37
99% 0.86 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: ML6OA580 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5940 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 111
Write 106
Mixed 105
81% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.43
4K Mixed 0.34
93% 0.82 MB/s
15GB free
Firmware: ML6O Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5940 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 117
Write 83.1
Mixed 79.1
70% 93.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.97
4K Mixed 0.37
106% 1.01 MB/s
221GB free
Firmware: ML6O
4KALIGNED
Read 94.7
Write 94.4
Mixed 85
69% 91.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.61
4K Mixed 0.42
101% 0.88 MB/s
183GB free
Firmware: A580 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5940 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 110
Write 79.2
Mixed 60.6
62% 83.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 1.29
4K Mixed 0.28
70% 0.64 MB/s
234GB free
Firmware: ML6OA580 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5940 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 77
Write 80
Mixed 60.9
54% 72.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.29
4K Mixed 0.26
72% 0.67 MB/s
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Typical HDS5C3020ALA632 2TB Builds (Compare 8,781 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 56%
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Desktop
Desktop 54%
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Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0 - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $757

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