Average Bench: 70.2% (128th of 1015)

Based on 2,366 user benchmarks.  Model: HGST HDN724030ALE640

Good average bench

The Hitachi HDN724030ALE640 3TB averaged 29.8% 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 0.99MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDN724030ALE640 3TB is 46.6%. 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 28.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 122MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,366 samples)
Min Avg Max
59.1 Read 122 158
76.8 Write 124 157
13.3 Mixed 28.7 50.5
80.1 SusWrite 123 154
71.8% 99.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 0.99 1.1
1.38 4K Write 2.03 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%
2.5TB free
Firmware: MJ8O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 152 149 151 153 150 MB/s
Read 158
Write 160
Mixed 40
SusWrite 152
92% 127 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
177% 1.4 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: MJ8OA5E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 120 148 149 149 149 MB/s
Read 154
Write 152
Mixed 57.8
SusWrite 144
92% 127 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
176% 1.37 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: MJ8OA5E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 135 109 135 133 134 MB/s
Read 146
Write 152
Mixed 26
SusWrite 128
81% 113 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
177% 1.4 MB/s
401GB free
Firmware: MJ8OA5E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 144 143 145 145 145 MB/s
Read 124
Write 134
Mixed 22.3
SusWrite 144
76% 106 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
171% 1.33 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: MJ8OA5E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 105 127 137 129 136 MB/s
Read 102
Write 124
Mixed 37.2
SusWrite 126
71% 97.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.3
80% 0.77 MB/s
626GB free
Firmware: MJ8OA5E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 109 109 108 111 110 MB/s
Read 104
Write 97.6
Mixed 32.8
SusWrite 109
62% 85.9 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.4
95% 0.63 MB/s
951GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MJ8OA5E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 98 99 88 93 88 MB/s
Read 106
Write 104
Mixed 39.5
SusWrite 94.6
63% 86.2 MB/s
4K Read 0
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.7
93% 0.5 MB/s
324GB free
Firmware: MJ8OA5E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 91 94 96 94 94 MB/s
Read 91.8
Write 96.9
Mixed 12.7
SusWrite 93.9
53% 73.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
153% 1.13 MB/s
469GB free
Firmware: MJ8OA5E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 125 121 125 126 126 MB/s
Read 15.8
Write 96.5
Mixed 20.8
SusWrite 124
46% 64.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
165% 1.3 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,315,673 HDDs tested.

Typical HDN724030ALE640 3TB Builds (Compare 19,088 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,224

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