Average Bench: 52.3% (284th of 1014)

Based on 1,064 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HDS721025CLA682

Average average bench

The Hitachi HDS721025CLA682 250GB averaged 47.7% 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 0.67MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.31MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDS721025CLA682 250GB is 61.2%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Hitachi HDS721025CLA682 250GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 50MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 81.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,064 samples)
Min Avg Max
15.5 Read 100 134
12.9 Write 90.9 131
15.2 Mixed 50 66
19.4 SusWrite 81.7 131
59.1% 80.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.54 0.7
0.7 4K Write 1.31 1.6
0.2 4K Mixed 0.67 0.8
121% 0.84 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
196GB free
Firmware: JP1OA41A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 139 140 140 140 140 MB/s
Read 138
Write 123
Mixed 65.5
SusWrite 135
84% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
106GB free
Firmware: JP1OA41A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 133 133 133 133 135 MB/s
Read 135
Write 120
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 133
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
142% 0.97 MB/s
119GB free
Firmware: JP1O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 113 114 114 115 115 MB/s
Read 131
Write 129
Mixed 63.8
SusWrite 114
80% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JP1OA41A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 83 99 100 120 104 MB/s
Read 133
Write 122
Mixed 67.5
SusWrite 94.2
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
136% 0.9 MB/s
77GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JP1OA41A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 52 60 70 68 66 MB/s
Read 123
Write 121
Mixed 58.5
SusWrite 59.5
66% 90.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
134% 0.83 MB/s
48GB free
Firmware: JP1OA41A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 38 25 33 39 3.1 MB/s
Read 134
Write 129
Mixed 61.9
SusWrite 29.6
65% 88.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
142% 0.97 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 25,143,052 HDDs tested.

Typical HDS721025CLA682 250GB Builds (Compare 7,231 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

System: HP Compaq 8200 Elite SFF PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $128

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