Average Bench: 48.3% (342nd of 1015)

Based on 13,281 user benchmarks.  Models: Hitachi HDT721010SLA360, HDT721010SLA360

Below average average bench

The Hitachi HDT721010SLA360 1TB averaged 51.6% 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 0.82MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.68MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDT721010SLA360 1TB is 31.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Hitachi HDT721010SLA360 1TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 45.3MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 81.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,281 samples)
Min Avg Max
50.7 Read 86.2 110
37.2 Write 82.8 108
28.6 Mixed 45.3 56.8
47.2 SusWrite 81.9 108
54.2% 74 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.65 0.8
0.83 4K Write 1.68 2
0.5 4K Mixed 0.82 1
149% 1.05 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
931GB free
Firmware: ST6OA31B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 106 107 108 106 106 MB/s
Read 109
Write 104
Mixed 54.5
SusWrite 106
68% 93.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
164% 1.17 MB/s
773GB free
Firmware: ST6OA31B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 102 102 101 102 102 MB/s
Read 104
Write 106
Mixed 57
SusWrite 102
68% 92.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
164% 1.17 MB/s
422GB free
Firmware: ST6OA31B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 87 83 83 86 84 MB/s
Read 94.6
Write 50.2
Mixed 42.2
SusWrite 84.6
50% 67.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
501GB free
Firmware: ST6O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 82 84 84 84 84 MB/s
Read 84.2
Write 83.2
Mixed 40
SusWrite 83.7
53% 72.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1
176% 1.2 MB/s
302GB free
Firmware: ST6OA31B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 81 82 82 82 83 MB/s
Read 81
Write 83.7
Mixed 44.3
SusWrite 82.1
53% 72.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
162% 1.13 MB/s
565GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ST6OA3AA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 67 54 73 80 82 MB/s
Read 89.5
Write 90.5
Mixed 46.5
SusWrite 68.6
54% 73.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1
174% 1.17 MB/s
114GB free
Firmware: ST6OA31B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 57 56 58 57 60 MB/s
Read 83.9
Write 81.6
Mixed 41.6
SusWrite 57.5
48% 66.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
155% 1 MB/s
173GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ST6OA39D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 17 18 26 24 16 22 MB/s
Read 11.2
Write 22.7
Mixed 13.7
SusWrite 20.4
12% 17 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.2
34% 0.23 MB/s
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Desktop 59%
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Workstation
Workstation 24%
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Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $562

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