Average Bench: 70.2% (130th of 1015)

Based on 3,434 user benchmarks.  Model: HGST HDN724030ALE640

Good average bench

The Hitachi HDN724030ALE640 3TB averaged 29.7% 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 0.72MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDN724030ALE640 3TB is 39.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Hitachi HDN724030ALE640 3TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 29.1MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 122MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,434 samples)
Min Avg Max
76.7 Read 122 154
80.6 Write 124 155
13.1 Mixed 29.1 50.2
84.5 SusWrite 122 155
71.8% 99.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.7 4K Read 1 1.2
1.29 4K Write 2.02 2.3
0.4 4K Mixed 0.72 0.8
160% 1.25 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: MJ8OA5E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 133 138 138 137 137 MB/s
Read 143
Write 139
Mixed 30.2
SusWrite 136
81% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.4
91% 0.6 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: MJ8OA5E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 150 149 150 150 149 MB/s
Read 120
Write 120
Mixed 12.7
SusWrite 146
72% 99.7 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
176% 1.37 MB/s
465GB free
Firmware: MJ8OA5E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 128 129 128 129 128 MB/s
Read 130
Write 125
Mixed 42.5
SusWrite 127
77% 106 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
171% 1.33 MB/s
179GB free
Firmware: MJ8OA5E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 114 114 117 117 128 MB/s
Read 124
Write 134
Mixed 18.7
SusWrite 118
71% 98.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.7
158% 1.3 MB/s
51GB free
Firmware: MJ8OA5E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 126 126 127 126 125 MB/s
Read 112
Write 125
Mixed 70.5
SusWrite 125
80% 108 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
174% 1.33 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,386,584 HDDs tested.

Typical HDN724030ALE640 3TB Builds (Compare 16,723 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 112%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG X570 GAMING PLUS (MS-7C37) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,101

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