Average Bench: 53.7% (263rd of 1015)

Based on 16,288 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HDS722020ALA330

Average average bench

The Hitachi HDS722020ALA330 2TB averaged 46.3% 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 0.74MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.72MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDS722020ALA330 2TB is 37.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Hitachi HDS722020ALA330 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 51.2MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 92.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 16,288 samples)
Min Avg Max
44.8 Read 94.2 123
41.9 Write 95 126
30 Mixed 51.2 64
40.9 SusWrite 92.8 123
61.1% 83.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.72 0.8
0.7 4K Write 1.27 1.5
0.4 4K Mixed 0.74 0.9
135% 0.91 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: JKAOA3MA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 122 122 122 121 122 MB/s
Read 118
Write 122
Mixed 62.1
SusWrite 122
77% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.03 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: JKAOA3EA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 114 114 117 116 115 MB/s
Read 111
Write 112
Mixed 56
SusWrite 115
72% 98.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 1
168% 1.03 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: JKAOA20N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 114 113 118 117 116 MB/s
Read 99.4
Write 104
Mixed 56.2
SusWrite 112
68% 92.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
131% 0.9 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: JKAOA3EA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 101 102 103 101 101 MB/s
Read 80.5
Write 85.1
Mixed 44.4
SusWrite 101
57% 77.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 0.97 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: JKAOA3GB
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 87 91 78 100 105 MB/s
Read 80.7
Write 78.8
Mixed 25.9
SusWrite 89.3
50% 68.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
121% 0.77 MB/s
297GB free
Firmware: JKAOA28A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 79 79 79 78 77 MB/s
Read 89
Write 91.2
Mixed 49.5
SusWrite 78.3
56% 77 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.9
157% 1 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: JKAOA28A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 61 58 51 58 57 MB/s
Read 102
Write 104
Mixed 54.7
SusWrite 57.5
58% 79.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.9
156% 0.97 MB/s
189GB free
Firmware: JKAOA3GB
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 67 70 72 72 72 MB/s
Read 87.9
Write 93.6
Mixed 55.6
SusWrite 70.7
57% 76.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
140% 0.9 MB/s
102GB free
Firmware: JKAOA3MA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 76 78 78 69 65 MB/s
Read 70.8
Write 73.8
Mixed 45
SusWrite 73.5
48% 65.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.93 MB/s
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $130

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