Average Bench: 57.5% (219th of 1014)

Based on 13,718 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HUA722020ALA331

Average average bench

The Hitachi HUA722020ALA331 2TB averaged 42.5% 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 0.77MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.73MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HUA722020ALA331 2TB is 34.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Hitachi HUA722020ALA331 2TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 55.3MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 97.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,718 samples)
Min Avg Max
60.5 Read 103 126
57.4 Write 103 127
37.9 Mixed 55.3 64.7
56.5 SusWrite 97.2 123
65.6% 89.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.73 0.8
1.14 4K Write 1.38 1.5
0.55 4K Mixed 0.77 0.9
141% 0.96 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: JKAOA3NH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 124 123 123 124 125 MB/s
Read 121
Write 124
Mixed 66.8
SusWrite 124
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: JKAOA3NH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 121 121 123 122 121 MB/s
Read 120
Write 116
Mixed 60.8
SusWrite 122
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.03 MB/s
385GB free
Firmware: JKAOA3NH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 114 115 114 117 116 MB/s
Read 79.1
Write 64
Mixed 47.6
SusWrite 114
56% 76.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 0.97 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: JKAOA3NH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 88 88 87 87 88 MB/s
Read 85
Write 87.2
Mixed 46.5
SusWrite 87.6
56% 76.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
142% 0.93 MB/s
267GB free
Firmware: JKAOA3NH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 75 78 79 78 77 MB/s
Read 79.5
Write 80.5
Mixed 49
SusWrite 77.5
53% 71.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
142% 0.93 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,011,140 HDDs tested.

Typical HUA722020ALA331 2TB Builds (Compare 8,888 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 6%
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Desktop 64%
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Workstation
Workstation 6%
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Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 7010

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $113

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