Average Bench: 70.4% (130th of 1015)

Based on 79 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HDS72303

Good average bench

The Hitachi HDS72303 3TB averaged 29.5% 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 0.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.84MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDS72303 3TB is 51%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Hitachi HDS72303 3TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 85.3MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 117MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 79 samples)
Min Avg Max
70 Read 126 177
78.2 Write 121 160
20 Mixed 85.3 148
31.5 SusWrite 117 171
82.7% 112 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.39 4K Read 0.84 1.1
0.6 4K Write 1.69 2.2
0.18 4K Mixed 0.5 0.9
122% 1.01 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2.5TB free
Firmware: AA10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 147 149 149 149 149 MB/s
Read 141
Write 121
Mixed 76.4
SusWrite 148
89% 122 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
181% 1.33 MB/s
411GB free
Firmware: AA10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 116 117 117 117 117 MB/s
Read 144
Write 146
Mixed 79.2
SusWrite 116
89% 121 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
188% 1.43 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: AA10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 127 128 128 128 128 MB/s
Read 119
Write 136
Mixed 76.8
SusWrite 127
84% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
176% 1.3 MB/s
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: A5K0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 25 12 16 11 14 MB/s
Read 112
Write 103
Mixed 38.8
SusWrite 24.4
51% 69.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
163% 1.27 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,644,510 HDDs tested.

Typical HDS72303 3TB Builds (Compare 836 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Intel DH67BL - $132

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $567

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