Average Bench: 56.6% (231st of 1015)

Based on 9,805 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HUA722020ALA331

Average average bench

The Hitachi HUA722020ALA331 2TB averaged 43.3% 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 0.72MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HUA722020ALA331 2TB is 37%. 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 54.7MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 96.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,805 samples)
Min Avg Max
53.8 Read 101 127
45.4 Write 100 127
28.3 Mixed 54.7 64.5
47.4 SusWrite 96.1 124
64.6% 88.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.72 0.8
0.9 4K Write 1.38 1.54
0.3 4K Mixed 0.77 0.9
141% 0.95 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: 130 133 132 132 132 131 MB/s
Read 135
Write 134
Mixed 65
SusWrite 132
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.03 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: JKAOA3NH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 107 115 117 115 115 MB/s
Read 126
Write 112
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 109
74% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
142% 0.93 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: JKAOA3NH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 113 119 115 116 113 MB/s
Read 110
Write 104
Mixed 55.8
SusWrite 115
70% 96.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 0.97 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: JKAOA3NH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 96 104 102 105 110 MB/s
Read 123
Write 124
Mixed 57.5
SusWrite 102
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
142% 0.97 MB/s
78GB free
Firmware: JKAOA3NH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 81 81 81 81 81 MB/s
Read 115
Write 95.8
Mixed 62.2
SusWrite 80.5
65% 88.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 0.97 MB/s
585GB free
Firmware: JKAOA3NH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 103 105 105 102 106 MB/s
Read 87.7
Write 88.8
Mixed 50.2
SusWrite 104
60% 82.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 0.97 MB/s
201GB free
Firmware: JKAO
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 64 63 65 65 64 MB/s
Read 84.8
Write 88.2
Mixed 46.1
SusWrite 64.4
52% 70.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
159% 1.03 MB/s
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Typical HUA722020ALA331 2TB Builds (Compare 16,560 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 51%
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Workstation
Workstation 27%
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Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 7010

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $128

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