Average Bench: 55.4% (249th of 1015)

Based on 19,387 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HDS722020ALA330

Average average bench

The Hitachi HDS722020ALA330 2TB averaged 44.5% 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 0.75MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.73MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDS722020ALA330 2TB is 34.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Hitachi HDS722020ALA330 2TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 52.5MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 96.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 19,387 samples)
Min Avg Max
59.6 Read 96.9 123
54.3 Write 97.9 125
36.7 Mixed 52.5 63.6
52 SusWrite 96.2 123
62.9% 85.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.73 0.8
0.72 4K Write 1.28 1.5
0.5 4K Mixed 0.75 0.9
138% 0.92 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: JKAOA28A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 114 116 116 116 116 MB/s
Read 120
Write 119
Mixed 47.6
SusWrite 115
73% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.9
156% 0.97 MB/s
827GB free
Firmware: JKAOA3EA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 117 117 117 119 116 MB/s
Read 101
Write 120
Mixed 61.4
SusWrite 116
73% 99.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.03 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: JKAOA3EA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 116 115 115 117 116 MB/s
Read 97.1
Write 94.1
Mixed 52.7
SusWrite 116
66% 89.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
140% 0.93 MB/s
380GB free
Firmware: JKAOA3MA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 110 112 112 112 113 MB/s
Read 99.7
Write 103
Mixed 51.9
SusWrite 112
67% 91.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1 MB/s
870GB free
Firmware: JKAOA20N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 102 97 101 102 101 MB/s
Read 92.8
Write 104
Mixed 54.9
SusWrite 101
64% 88 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
133% 0.9 MB/s
653GB free
Firmware: JKAOA28A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 99 99 99 100 101 MB/s
Read 93.3
Write 92.5
Mixed 52.6
SusWrite 99.3
62% 84.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.9
153% 0.97 MB/s
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Workstation
Workstation 95%
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