Average Bench: 61.8% (182nd of 1015)

Based on 8,255 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HDS721050DLE630

Above average average bench

The Hitachi HDS721050DLE630 500GB averaged 38.2% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.51MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 116MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDS721050DLE630 500GB is 54.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Hitachi HDS721050DLE630 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 28MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 98.9MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 8,255 samples)
Min Avg Max
35.8 Read 116 149
13.1 Write 102 144
16 Mixed 28 38.1
14.5 SusWrite 98.9 142
62.4% 86.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.65 0.8
0.42 4K Write 1.49 2
0.2 4K Mixed 0.51 0.7
111% 0.88 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
306GB free
Firmware: MS1OA5R0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 125 119 119 125 124 MB/s
Read 142
Write 120
Mixed 32.6
SusWrite 122
75% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
148% 1.17 MB/s
237GB free
Firmware: MS1OA610
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 107 108 96 110 128 MB/s
Read 124
Write 108
Mixed 20.7
SusWrite 111
66% 91.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
81% 0.5 MB/s
154GB free
Firmware: MS1OA650
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 95 103 101 101 100 MB/s
Read 108
Write 113
Mixed 25.2
SusWrite 99.6
62% 86.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
154GB free
Firmware: MS1OA650
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 99 103 103 86 103 MB/s
Read 106
Write 108
Mixed 24.1
SusWrite 98.4
61% 83.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.93 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

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Typical HDS721050DLE630 500GB Builds (Compare 34,920 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop 64%
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $332

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