Average Bench: 55.4% (246th of 1014)

Based on 21,237 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HUA722020ALA331

Average average bench

The Hitachi HUA722020ALA331 2TB averaged 44.5% 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 0.76MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.72MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HUA722020ALA331 2TB is 39.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Hitachi HUA722020ALA331 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 54.1MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 93.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 21,237 samples)
Min Avg Max
57.8 Read 99.4 124
40 Write 98.7 125
35.4 Mixed 54.1 64.5
39.2 SusWrite 93.8 123
63.4% 86.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.72 0.8
0.7 4K Write 1.35 1.5
0.5 4K Mixed 0.76 0.9
139% 0.94 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
726GB free
Firmware: JKAOA3NH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 87 91 89 89 90 MB/s
Read 101
Write 104
Mixed 57
SusWrite 88.9
64% 87.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1 MB/s
641GB free
Firmware: JKAOA3NH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 94 95 94 96 95 MB/s
Read 90.7
Write 90.1
Mixed 53.3
SusWrite 94.3
60% 82.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 0.97 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: JKAOA3NH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 107 107 107 106 107 MB/s
Read 77
Write 85.5
Mixed 49.3
SusWrite 106
58% 79.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 0.97 MB/s
444GB free
Firmware: JKAOA3NH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 86 85 85 85 86 MB/s
Read 88.5
Write 94.1
Mixed 57.4
SusWrite 84.8
60% 81.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
142% 0.93 MB/s
282GB free
Firmware: JKAOA3NH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 71 69 77 80 79 MB/s
Read 79.7
Write 86.3
Mixed 50.8
SusWrite 76.5
54% 73.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
142% 0.93 MB/s
544GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JKAOA3NH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 56 45 61 65 69 MB/s
Read 80.3
Write 77.8
Mixed 46.4
SusWrite 57.4
48% 65.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.93 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: JKAOA3NH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 90 83 87 92 98 MB/s
Read 3.2
Write 44.5
Mixed 28.1
SusWrite 87.8
30% 40.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.4
81% 0.67 MB/s
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Typical HUA722020ALA331 2TB Builds (Compare 18,611 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 7%
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Desktop
Desktop 64%
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Workstation
Workstation 6%
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Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 7010

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $229

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