Average Bench: 57.5% (220th of 1015)

Based on 12,584 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HDS721050CLA662

Average average bench

The Hitachi HDS721050CLA662 500GB 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 0.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.36MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDS721050CLA662 500GB is 50.5%. 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 55.2MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 94.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,584 samples)
Min Avg Max
40.7 Read 105 135
34.9 Write 101 135
21.5 Mixed 55.2 68.8
28.5 SusWrite 94.9 135
65.4% 89.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.6 0.7
0.83 4K Write 1.36 1.6
0.34 4K Mixed 0.7 0.8
128% 0.89 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
466GB free
Firmware: JP2OA41A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 134 134 134 135 136 MB/s
Read 130
Write 99.5
Mixed 66.2
SusWrite 133
78% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
358GB free
Firmware: JP2OA41A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 126 130 131 130 130 MB/s
Read 131
Write 134
Mixed 62.4
SusWrite 128
83% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
142% 0.97 MB/s
466GB free
Firmware: JP2OA41A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 125 124 125 125 126 MB/s
Read 120
Write 123
Mixed 64.3
SusWrite 125
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.93 MB/s
456GB free
Firmware: JP2OA41A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 126 126 127 126 126 MB/s
Read 116
Write 125
Mixed 64
SusWrite 126
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
379GB free
Firmware: JP2OA41A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 132 133 134 134 134 MB/s
Read 100
Write 95.2
Mixed 56.5
SusWrite 133
70% 96.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 0.97 MB/s
16GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JP2OA50E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 103 98 96 93 98 MB/s
Read 118
Write 88
Mixed 58.2
SusWrite 91.6
65% 88.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
109% 0.8 MB/s
302GB free
Firmware: JP2OA41A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 104 101 104 101 102 MB/s
Read 95.5
Write 108
Mixed 58.3
SusWrite 102
67% 91 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
125% 0.83 MB/s
12GB free
Firmware: JP2OA41A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 72 72 72 71 71 MB/s
Read 57.2
Write 67.2
Mixed 41.3
SusWrite 71.2
44% 59.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
127% 0.87 MB/s
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Typical HDS721050CLA662 500GB Builds (Compare 5,395 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 3%
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Desktop
Desktop 61%
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Workstation
Workstation 3%
Tree trunk

System: HP Compaq 8200 Elite SFF PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $49

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