Average Bench: 65.4% (164th of 1015)

Based on 26,578 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HDS723020BLA642

Above average average bench

The Hitachi HDS723020BLA642 2TB averaged 34.6% 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 0.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.95MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDS723020BLA642 2TB is 49.2%. 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 66MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 113MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 26,578 samples)
Min Avg Max
44.8 Read 115 150
65.1 Write 117 152
24.5 Mixed 66 83.2
48.3 SusWrite 113 152
75.3% 103 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.52 4K Read 0.95 1.1
1.4 4K Write 1.79 2.3
0.4 4K Mixed 0.8 0.9
161% 1.18 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: 133 154 153 154 156 154 MB/s
Read 155
Write 154
Mixed 84.5
SusWrite 151
100% 136 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
179% 1.27 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: MN6OA5C0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 148 147 148 147 149 MB/s
Read 149
Write 148
Mixed 84.8
SusWrite 147
97% 132 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
179% 1.27 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: MN6OA580
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 148 150 148 147 151 MB/s
Read 127
Write 143
Mixed 59.1
SusWrite 148
87% 119 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
168% 1.23 MB/s
662GB free
Firmware: MN6OA580
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 113 115 115 117 114 MB/s
Read 146
Write 137
Mixed 75.2
SusWrite 114
87% 118 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
177% 1.23 MB/s
955GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MN6OA5C0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 84 100 98 89 96 MB/s
Read 127
Write 104
Mixed 69.5
SusWrite 92.7
72% 98.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
163% 1.23 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: MN6OA5Q0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 51 102 89 88 122 MB/s
Read 134
Write 133
Mixed 70.5
SusWrite 85.3
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.1
205% 1.43 MB/s
718GB free
Firmware: MN6OA5C0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 100 100 99 100 100 MB/s
Read 111
Write 111
Mixed 66.8
SusWrite 98.9
71% 96.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
168% 1.23 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: MN6OA580
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 70 45 77 87 83 MB/s
Read 93
Write 49.1
Mixed 54.7
SusWrite 70.6
49% 66.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
126% 0.97 MB/s
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Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 95%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $132

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,085

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