Average Bench: 99% (6th of 1015)

Based on 753 user benchmarks.  Model: HGST HDN726060ALE614

Excellent average bench

The Hitachi HDN726060ALE614 6TB averaged just 0.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Hitachi HDN726060ALE614 6TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.69MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 3.27MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDN726060ALE614 6TB is 52.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Hitachi HDN726060ALE614 6TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 77MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.96MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 753 samples)
Min Avg Max
109 Read 172 211
113 Write 176 218
57.5 Mixed 77 90.2
111 SusWrite 173 214
109% 149 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.8 4K Read 0.96 1.1
1.4 4K Write 3.27 5.1
0.3 4K Mixed 0.69 1.1
177% 1.64 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3TB free
Firmware: APGNW7JH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 215 215 210 210 217 214 MB/s
Read 179
Write 178
Mixed 77.5
SusWrite 214
118% 162 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
162% 1.17 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: APGNW7JH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 193 192 192 194 193 MB/s
Read 195
Write 197
Mixed 85
SusWrite 192
122% 167 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
163% 1.1 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: APGNW7JH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 193 180 192 188 194 183 MB/s
Read 161
Write 171
Mixed 66
SusWrite 188
107% 146 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 1.1
194% 1.2 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: APGNW7JH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 167 166 174 177 173 MB/s
Read 152
Write 144
Mixed 71
SusWrite 172
98% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 0.5
143% 1.4 MB/s
4TB free
Firmware: APGNW7JH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 193 197 195 193 200 MB/s
Read 110
Write 112
Mixed 50.5
SusWrite 196
85% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 0.2
138% 1.77 MB/s
303GB free
Firmware: APGNW7JH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 120 122 120 119 120 MB/s
Read 112
Write 118
Mixed 56.8
SusWrite 120
74% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 0.3
143% 1.73 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,989,950 HDDs tested.

Typical HDN726060ALE614 6TB Builds (Compare 21,130 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,019

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