Average Bench: 48.3% (341st of 1015)

Based on 16,699 user benchmarks.  Models: Hitachi HDT721010SLA360, HDT721010SLA360

Below average average bench

The Hitachi HDT721010SLA360 1TB averaged 51.7% 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 0.81MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.65MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDT721010SLA360 1TB is 34.1%. 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 45.1MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 82.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 16,699 samples)
Min Avg Max
42.7 Read 85.8 110
32.5 Write 82.6 107
23.7 Mixed 45.1 56.1
41.9 SusWrite 82.2 108
54.1% 73.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.64 0.8
0.61 4K Write 1.65 2
0.4 4K Mixed 0.81 1
148% 1.03 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
514GB free
Firmware: ST6OA3AA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 93 93 93 92 93 MB/s
Read 102
Write 107
Mixed 56.8
SusWrite 92.2
66% 89.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
166% 1.2 MB/s
462GB free
Firmware: ST6OA31B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 91 88 86 84 90 MB/s
Read 102
Write 90.5
Mixed 53
SusWrite 87.5
61% 83.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
164% 1.17 MB/s
569GB free
Firmware: ST6OA3AA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 87 85 78 90 83 MB/s
Read 81.5
Write 46
Mixed 30
SusWrite 84.5
44% 60.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
119% 0.9 MB/s
145GB free
Firmware: ST6O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 64 65 67 67 66 MB/s
Read 84
Write 82.8
Mixed 41
SusWrite 66.1
50% 68.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
162% 1.13 MB/s
95GB free
Firmware: ST6OA31B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 67 68 69 68 69 MB/s
Read 71.8
Write 66.2
Mixed 39.5
SusWrite 67.7
45% 61.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 1 MB/s
683GB free
Firmware: ST6OA31B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 35 36 36 37 36 37 MB/s
Read 91.7
Write 35.8
Mixed 36.7
SusWrite 36.2
37% 50.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.5
96% 0.6 MB/s
886GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ST6OA31B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 13 15 13 23 24 22 MB/s
Read 11.7
Write 18.9
Mixed 11.7
SusWrite 18.4
11% 15.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.2
34% 0.23 MB/s
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Typical HDT721010SLA360 1TB Builds (Compare 50,763 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 33%
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Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $405

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