Average Bench: 54.4% (252nd of 1015)

Based on 17,948 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HDS722020ALA330

Average average bench

The Hitachi HDS722020ALA330 2TB averaged 45.6% 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 33.8%. 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 52.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 92.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 17,948 samples)
Min Avg Max
43 Read 92.7 120
56.8 Write 98.8 127
37.6 Mixed 52.7 64.6
56.7 SusWrite 96.9 123
62.5% 85.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 0.73 0.8
0.7 4K Write 1.28 1.5
0.5 4K Mixed 0.75 0.9
137% 0.92 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: JKAOA3GB
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 122 122 121 122 123 MB/s
Read 117
Write 104
Mixed 63.2
SusWrite 122
74% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: JKAOA3EA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 113 115 114 114 116 MB/s
Read 118
Write 115
Mixed 58.9
SusWrite 114
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
161% 1.07 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: JKAOA3GB
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 115 118 118 116 117 MB/s
Read 109
Write 104
Mixed 58.6
SusWrite 116
71% 97.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.9
153% 0.97 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: JKAOA28A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 109 107 109 110 110 MB/s
Read 103
Write 113
Mixed 57.2
SusWrite 109
70% 95.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1 MB/s
940GB free
Firmware: JKAOA28A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 101 106 106 105 104 MB/s
Read 96.9
Write 112
Mixed 55.1
SusWrite 104
67% 92 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 0.97 MB/s
951GB free
Firmware: JKAOA28A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 104 103 106 105 104 MB/s
Read 91.5
Write 108
Mixed 53.8
SusWrite 104
65% 89.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
151% 0.97 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: JKAOA28A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 41 41 41 40 40 MB/s
Read 131
Write 32.3
Mixed 47.4
SusWrite 40.6
46% 62.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.6
111% 0.67 MB/s
654GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JKAOA3MA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 38 31 54 54 76 MB/s
Read 36.6
Write 75.7
Mixed 44.3
SusWrite 50
38% 51.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
117% 0.73 MB/s
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Workstation
Workstation 93%
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EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $921

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