Average Bench: 65.5% (159th of 1015)

Based on 27,851 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HDS723020BLA642

Above average average bench

The Hitachi HDS723020BLA642 2TB averaged 34.4% 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 0.81MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.97MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDS723020BLA642 2TB is 44.6%. 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 67.4MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 114MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 27,851 samples)
Min Avg Max
63.9 Read 114 152
62.6 Write 117 154
43.9 Mixed 67.4 84.4
62 SusWrite 114 150
75.7% 103 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 0.97 1.1
1.3 4K Write 1.78 2.3
0.6 4K Mixed 0.81 0.9
164% 1.19 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: MN6OAA10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 149 150 150 149 151 MB/s
Read 151
Write 155
Mixed 87.5
SusWrite 150
100% 136 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
188% 1.43 MB/s
572GB free
Firmware: MN6OAA10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 142 143 143 143 143 MB/s
Read 127
Write 131
Mixed 75.8
SusWrite 142
87% 119 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
188% 1.43 MB/s
736GB free
Firmware: MN0BB6P0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 103 104 104 104 104 MB/s
Read 95.9
Write 97.9
Mixed 57.3
SusWrite 104
65% 88.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
157% 1.17 MB/s
9GB free
Firmware: MN6OA5C0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 95 92 108 103 94 MB/s
Read 101
Write 87.3
Mixed 63.7
SusWrite 97.5
64% 87.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
152% 1.07 MB/s
75GB free
Firmware: MN6OA5Q0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 63 65 64 66 69 MB/s
Read 102
Write 124
Mixed 50.8
SusWrite 64.6
62% 85.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.2
81% 0.87 MB/s
672GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MN6OA800
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 83 92 94 98 99 MB/s
Read 26.7
Write 22
Mixed 23.7
SusWrite 85.4
29% 39.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
112% 0.63 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,949,563 HDDs tested.

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Desktop 85%
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Workstation
Workstation 93%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $921

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