Average Bench: 58% (214th of 1014)

Based on 9,687 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HDS721050CLA662

Average average bench

The Hitachi HDS721050CLA662 500GB averaged 42.0% 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 0.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 107MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDS721050CLA662 500GB is 53.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Hitachi HDS721050CLA662 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 55MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 94.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,687 samples)
Min Avg Max
36.5 Read 107 137
30.9 Write 102 136
21.7 Mixed 55 68
34.6 SusWrite 94.7 135
65.8% 89.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.59 0.7
0.7 4K Write 1.36 1.6
0.3 4K Mixed 0.7 0.8
128% 0.88 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
341GB free
Firmware: JP2OA50E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 137 137 137 138 137 MB/s
Read 136
Write 134
Mixed 67.3
SusWrite 133
86% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
425GB free
Firmware: JP2OA41A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 134 132 132 135 134 MB/s
Read 135
Write 130
Mixed 70
SusWrite 133
86% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
451GB free
Firmware: JP2OA41A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 128 132 131 133 133 MB/s
Read 132
Write 132
Mixed 67.6
SusWrite 131
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
336GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JP2OA41A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 80 85 91 92 95 MB/s
Read 106
Write 108
Mixed 19.7
SusWrite 82.5
57% 79.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.2
36% 0.23 MB/s
282GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JP2OA41A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 51 48 62 61 35 30 MB/s
Read 114
Write 117
Mixed 61.3
SusWrite 47.8
62% 84.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
129% 0.9 MB/s
58GB free
Firmware: JP2OA41A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 74 75 75 75 74 MB/s
Read 85
Write 79.7
Mixed 48.5
SusWrite 74.5
53% 71.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
142% 0.93 MB/s
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JP2O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 16 19 11 9.1 17 19 MB/s
Read 13
Write 36
Mixed 11.5
SusWrite 15.2
14% 18.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.1
17% 0.1 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,011,140 HDDs tested.

Typical HDS721050CLA662 500GB Builds (Compare 2,417 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 3%
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Desktop
Desktop 62%
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Workstation
Workstation 3%
Tree trunk

System: HP Compaq 8200 Elite SFF PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $103

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