Average Bench: 40.7% (497th of 1015)

Based on 2,568 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HDT721016SLA380

Below average average bench

The Hitachi HDT721016SLA380 160GB averaged 59.3% 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 0.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.48MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDT721016SLA380 160GB is 47.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Hitachi HDT721016SLA380 160GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 39.5MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 65.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,568 samples)
Min Avg Max
11.7 Read 76.2 104
15.6 Write 70.7 101
12.1 Mixed 39.5 53
16.2 SusWrite 65.3 101
46.1% 62.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.56 0.7
0.3 4K Write 1.48 2
0.2 4K Mixed 0.7 0.9
129% 0.91 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
149GB free
Firmware: ST1OA3AA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 107 108 102 95 106 MB/s
Read 107
Write 95.4
Mixed 55.4
SusWrite 104
66% 90.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
151% 1.1 MB/s
149GB free
Firmware: ST1OA31B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 103 87 85 104 101 MB/s
Read 101
Write 96.8
Mixed 50.6
SusWrite 96.7
63% 86.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
164% 1.17 MB/s
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ST1OA38E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 70 73 71 66 69 MB/s
Read 69.6
Write 59.6
Mixed 37.7
SusWrite 67.7
43% 58.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
149% 0.97 MB/s
117GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ST1OA3BB
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 69 55 62 54 7.8 MB/s
Read 87.8
Write 82.8
Mixed 47.7
SusWrite 47
49% 66.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.9
149% 0.93 MB/s
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ST1O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 51 54 42 49 52 MB/s
Read 83.5
Write 64.3
Mixed 40.3
SusWrite 47.9
43% 59 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
142% 0.93 MB/s
137GB free
Firmware: ST1OA3BB
SusWrite @10s intervals: 30 31 30 30 31 31 MB/s
Read 93.5
Write 66.4
Mixed 47.9
SusWrite 30.4
44% 59.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
157% 1.2 MB/s
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ST1OA3AA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 68 76 64 29 30 MB/s
Read 60.3
Write 51.2
Mixed 31.8
SusWrite 50.7
36% 48.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.2
67% 0.7 MB/s
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ST1OA31B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 43 37 29 62 70 MB/s
Read 59.1
Write 59.6
Mixed 38.5
SusWrite 47.9
38% 51.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
149% 1.1 MB/s
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Typical HDT721016SLA380 160GB Builds (Compare 113 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Fujitsu ESPRIMO E5730

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $130

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