Average Bench: 48.7% (328th of 1015)

Based on 26,334 user benchmarks.  Models: Hitachi HDT721010SLA360, HDT721010SLA360

Below average average bench

The Hitachi HDT721010SLA360 1TB averaged 51.2% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.84MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.72MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDT721010SLA360 1TB is 31.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Hitachi HDT721010SLA360 1TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 46.2MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 82.7MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 26,334 samples)
Min Avg Max
51.1 Read 86.9 110
35.2 Write 83.7 108
30.4 Mixed 46.2 56.9
37.8 SusWrite 82.7 109
54.8% 74.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.66 0.8
0.95 4K Write 1.72 2.1
0.6 4K Mixed 0.84 1
152% 1.07 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
478GB free
Firmware: ST6OA31B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 109 109 111 109 110 MB/s
Read 108
Write 105
Mixed 56.3
SusWrite 110
69% 94.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
166% 1.2 MB/s
458GB free
Firmware: ST6OA31B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 101 102 104 101 103 MB/s
Read 87.5
Write 88
Mixed 49
SusWrite 102
60% 81.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
153% 1.13 MB/s
313GB free
Firmware: ST6OA31B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 69 69 70 69 69 MB/s
Read 74.8
Write 91.1
Mixed 51.1
SusWrite 69.1
53% 71.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
155% 1.17 MB/s
8GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ST6OA31B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 68 76 88 84 69 MB/s
Read 60.2
Write 64.6
Mixed 36.4
SusWrite 73.5
43% 58.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 40,749,847 HDDs tested.


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