Average Bench: 66.6% (156th of 1014)

Based on 20,244 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HDS723020BLA642

Above average average bench

The Hitachi HDS723020BLA642 2TB averaged 33.3% 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 0.97MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDS723020BLA642 2TB is 44.1%. 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 66.5MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 114MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 20,244 samples)
Min Avg Max
58.4 Read 118 154
73.9 Write 119 154
42.2 Mixed 66.5 84.7
62.8 SusWrite 114 152
76.5% 104 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 0.97 1.2
1.4 4K Write 1.8 2.3
0.6 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%
2TB free
Firmware: MN6OA5Q0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 153 150 156 153 153 MB/s
Read 151
Write 152
Mixed 82.2
SusWrite 153
99% 135 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
164% 1.2 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: MN6OA5C0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 139 138 136 144 142 MB/s
Read 151
Write 159
Mixed 84
SusWrite 141
98% 134 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
175% 1.23 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: MN6OA580
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 114 116 119 116 116 MB/s
Read 137
Write 148
Mixed 72.8
SusWrite 115
87% 118 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
171% 1.17 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: MN6OA5C0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 103 105 103 105 103 MB/s
Read 110
Write 114
Mixed 67.1
SusWrite 103
72% 98.6 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
158% 1.1 MB/s
143GB free
Firmware: MN6OAA10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 88 87 87 88 89 MB/s
Read 109
Write 110
Mixed 76
SusWrite 86.8
70% 95.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
178% 1.33 MB/s
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 Prices

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Typical HDS723020BLA642 2TB Builds (Compare 42,918 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Workstation 92%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $963

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