Average Bench: 31.3% (692nd of 1015)

Based on 676 user benchmarks.  Model: HITACHI HTS723216L9SA60

Poor average bench

The Hitachi HTS723216L9SA60 160GB averaged 68.7% 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 0.52MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.47MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HTS723216L9SA60 160GB is 30.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Hitachi HTS723216L9SA60 160GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 34MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 48.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 676 samples)
Min Avg Max
13 Read 57 78.7
14.2 Write 55.6 77.1
9.93 Mixed 34 63.8
16 SusWrite 48.3 76.7
35.8% 48.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.47 0.6
0.2 4K Write 0.9 1.1
0.1 4K Mixed 0.52 0.8
93.5% 0.63 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
139GB free
Firmware: FC2ZC50B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 67 70 70 72 73 MB/s
Read 78.4
Write 66.2
Mixed 41.1
SusWrite 69.7
47% 63.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.87 MB/s
139GB free
Firmware: FC2ZC50B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 64 67 67 70 68 MB/s
Read 77.8
Write 67.8
Mixed 42.7
SusWrite 66.1
47% 63.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
123% 0.8 MB/s
104GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FC2ZC50B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 55 53 39 49 58 MB/s
Read 72.1
Write 67.7
Mixed 38.9
SusWrite 52.6
42% 57.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
125% 0.83 MB/s
139GB free
Firmware: FC2ZC50B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 45 46 45 45 54 44 MB/s
Read 77.8
Write 67.3
Mixed 41.6
SusWrite 46.4
43% 58.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
127% 0.83 MB/s
128GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FC2Z
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 70 71 53 64 68 MB/s
Read 56.1
Write 42
Mixed 28.7
SusWrite 66.1
35% 48.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.6
102% 0.63 MB/s
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FC2ZC50B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 60 62 62 62 60 MB/s
Read 59.5
Write 64.5
Mixed 37.5
SusWrite 61.3
41% 55.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
130% 0.8 MB/s
87GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FC2ZC50A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 14 16 24 26 12 4.2 MB/s
Read 10.5
Write 7.7
Mixed 12.1
SusWrite 16.2
9% 11.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.4
52% 0.23 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 40,659,847 HDDs tested.

Typical HTS723216L9SA60 160GB Builds (Compare 340 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus P5QL/EPU

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $99

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