Average Bench: 64.5% (172nd of 1015)

Based on 12,961 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HDS723020BLA642

Above average average bench

The Hitachi HDS723020BLA642 2TB averaged 35.4% 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 0.82MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.98MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDS723020BLA642 2TB is 45.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Hitachi HDS723020BLA642 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 65.6MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 109MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,961 samples)
Min Avg Max
63.1 Read 116 153
68.6 Write 116 153
40 Mixed 65.6 83.5
63.6 SusWrite 109 149
74.5% 102 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 0.98 1.1
1.3 4K Write 1.79 2.3
0.5 4K Mixed 0.82 0.9
165% 1.2 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
778GB free
Firmware: MN6OA5Q0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 140 141 142 141 142 MB/s
Read 148
Write 152
Mixed 78.3
SusWrite 141
95% 130 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
200% 1.47 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: MN6OA5Q0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 140 138 139 139 141 MB/s
Read 136
Write 140
Mixed 76.5
SusWrite 139
90% 123 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
164% 1.2 MB/s
944GB free
Firmware: MN6OA5Q0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 117 118 119 120 118 MB/s
Read 119
Write 127
Mixed 72
SusWrite 118
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
168% 1.23 MB/s
525GB free
Firmware: MN6OA5Q0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 115 114 116 114 115 MB/s
Read 108
Write 113
Mixed 72
SusWrite 114
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
162% 1.17 MB/s
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Typical HDS723020BLA642 2TB Builds (Compare 358 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 17%
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Desktop
Desktop 59%
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Workstation
Workstation 38%
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System: Gateway FX6860

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $394

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