Average Bench: 72.3% (122nd of 1015)

Based on 3,005 user benchmarks.  Models: HGST HDS724040ALE640, Hitachi HDS724040ALE640, HGST HDS 724040ALE640, HGST HDS724040ALE640

Good average bench

The Hitachi HDS724040ALE640 4TB averaged 27.7% 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 0.73MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.03MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDS724040ALE640 4TB is 45%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Hitachi HDS724040ALE640 4TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 28.5MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 124MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,005 samples)
Min Avg Max
79.2 Read 128 164
76.6 Write 128 165
11.1 Mixed 28.5 50.7
79.9 SusWrite 124 162
73.7% 102 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.7 4K Read 1.03 1.2
1.12 4K Write 2.03 2.3
0.4 4K Mixed 0.73 0.8
162% 1.26 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3.5TB free
Firmware: MJAOA580
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 163 164 163 163 162 MB/s
Read 164
Write 165
Mixed 71.9
SusWrite 163
103% 141 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.7
164% 1.33 MB/s
739GB free
Firmware: MJAOA580
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 157 157 157 158 157 MB/s
Read 161
Write 164
Mixed 55.7
SusWrite 157
98% 134 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.7
164% 1.33 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: MJAOA580
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 139 141 143 141 142 MB/s
Read 132
Write 135
Mixed 17.5
SusWrite 140
76% 106 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
176% 1.37 MB/s
4TB free
Firmware: MJAOA580
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 129 133 125 127 133 MB/s
Read 135
Write 141
Mixed 11
SusWrite 128
74% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
164% 1.17 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: MJAOA3B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 88 128 157 130 156 MB/s
Read 146
Write 15.5
Mixed 32.7
SusWrite 118
57% 78 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.3
58% 0.5 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: MJAOA580
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 123 124 123 124 123 MB/s
Read 113
Write 112
Mixed 52
SusWrite 123
73% 99.7 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
170% 1.3 MB/s
748GB free
Firmware: MJAOA580
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 108 111 111 111 110 MB/s
Read 104
Write 101
Mixed 12.7
SusWrite 110
59% 81.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
174% 1.33 MB/s
545GB free
Firmware: MJAOA580
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 103 101 102 102 103 MB/s
Read 102
Write 128
Mixed 52.3
SusWrite 101
70% 95.9 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.7
160% 1.3 MB/s
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Workstation
Workstation 81%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME X370-PRO - $138

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $1,071

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