Average Bench: 75.3% (105th of 1015)

Based on 1,326 user benchmarks.  Models: HGST HUS724020ALA640, HGST HUS724020ALE640, Hitachi HUS724020ALE640

Good average bench

The Hitachi UltraStar 7K4000 2TB averaged 24.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Hitachi UltraStar 7K4000 2TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.76MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.24MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi UltraStar 7K4000 2TB is 40.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Hitachi UltraStar 7K4000 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 71.2MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 131MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,326 samples)
Min Avg Max
81 Read 132 161
90.2 Write 134 162
47.5 Mixed 71.2 90.7
87.3 SusWrite 131 162
85.5% 117 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 0.9 1.1
1.54 4K Write 2.24 2.5
0.5 4K Mixed 0.76 1
163% 1.3 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: MF6OAA70
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 157 160 158 161 160 MB/s
Read 170
Write 152
Mixed 85.5
SusWrite 159
104% 142 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.7
160% 1.3 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: MF6OAC50
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 159 161 160 161 160 MB/s
Read 153
Write 148
Mixed 68.2
SusWrite 160
97% 132 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
206% 1.53 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: MF6OABW0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 152 154 154 154 152 MB/s
Read 158
Write 153
Mixed 70.3
SusWrite 152
97% 133 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
198% 1.43 MB/s
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: MJ6OA580
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 117 131 145 140 146 MB/s
Read 143
Write 152
Mixed 81.7
SusWrite 130
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
154% 1.23 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: MF6OABY0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 110 111 115 113 117 MB/s
Read 157
Write 152
Mixed 83.8
SusWrite 112
93% 126 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
171% 1.33 MB/s
333GB free
Firmware: MF6OAA70
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 110 110 110 111 108 MB/s
Read 112
Write 116
Mixed 74.9
SusWrite 110
76% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
169% 1.33 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,989,650 HDDs tested.

Typical UltraStar 7K4000 2TB Builds (Compare 18,356 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 7010

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $128

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