Average Bench: 98.8% (6th of 1015)

Based on 782 user benchmarks.  Model: HGST HDN726060ALE614

Excellent average bench

The Hitachi HDN726060ALE614 6TB averaged just 1.1% 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 3.28MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDN726060ALE614 6TB is 53.5%. 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 782 samples)
Min Avg Max
109 Read 172 211
113 Write 175 218
57.7 Mixed 77 90.3
110 SusWrite 172 214
109% 149 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.8 4K Read 0.96 1.1
1.4 4K Write 3.28 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%
5TB free
Firmware: APGNW7JH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 213 191 208 215 213 208 MB/s
Read 210
Write 207
Mixed 87.3
SusWrite 208
130% 178 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.4
4K Mixed 0.5
201% 2.33 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: APGNW7JH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 195 194 189 193 194 194 MB/s
Read 194
Write 188
Mixed 85
SusWrite 193
120% 165 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.8
4K Mixed 0.6
174% 1.77 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: APGNW7JH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 179 181 181 179 180 MB/s
Read 174
Write 183
Mixed 80.5
SusWrite 180
113% 154 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 4.3
4K Mixed 0.6
188% 1.97 MB/s
898GB free
Firmware: APGNW7JH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 173 172 173 176 171 MB/s
Read 164
Write 169
Mixed 74.5
SusWrite 173
106% 145 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1
188% 1.3 MB/s
898GB free
Firmware: APGNW7JH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 171 175 174 179 170 MB/s
Read 160
Write 171
Mixed 80.5
SusWrite 174
107% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1
178% 1.17 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: APGNW7JH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 162 162 170 175 174 MB/s
Read 154
Write 150
Mixed 75.2
SusWrite 169
100% 137 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
164% 1.17 MB/s
762GB free
Firmware: APGNW7JH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 129 133 133 136 129 MB/s
Read 125
Write 128
Mixed 60.3
SusWrite 133
81% 111 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.8
4K Mixed 0.4
156% 1.73 MB/s
440GB free
Firmware: APGNW7JH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 86 87 87 87 87 MB/s
Read 123
Write 126
Mixed 68.5
SusWrite 86.5
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
184% 1.4 MB/s
266GB free
Firmware: APGNW7JH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 90 104 114 118 74 MB/s
Read 73.7
Write 85
Mixed 56
SusWrite 96.2
57% 77.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
159% 1.23 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 23,766,917 HDDs tested.

Typical HDN726060ALE614 6TB Builds (Compare 21,746 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $1,008

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