Average Bench: 57.1% (224th of 1015)

Based on 13,860 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HDS721050CLA662

Average average bench

The Hitachi HDS721050CLA662 500GB averaged 42.9% 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 0.69MB/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 50.7%. 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 54.4MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 95MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,860 samples)
Min Avg Max
38.3 Read 104 134
34.5 Write 101 133
18.9 Mixed 54.4 67.7
34.4 SusWrite 95 134
64.8% 88.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.59 0.7
0.88 4K Write 1.36 1.5
0.3 4K Mixed 0.69 0.8
127% 0.88 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
13GB free
Firmware: JP2OA41A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 150 163 176 174 139 MB/s
Read 135
Write 131
Mixed 53.3
SusWrite 157
86% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.1
209% 1.6 MB/s
466GB free
Firmware: JP2OA41A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 134 134 134 134 134 MB/s
Read 132
Write 123
Mixed 65
SusWrite 133
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.97 MB/s
291GB free
Firmware: JP2OA41A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 117 117 116 119 118 MB/s
Read 128
Write 131
Mixed 63.9
SusWrite 117
80% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.97 MB/s
427GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JP2OA41A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 101 112 115 112 93 MB/s
Read 118
Write 125
Mixed 60.3
SusWrite 102
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
60GB free
Firmware: JP2OA41A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 74 74 74 75 75 MB/s
Read 118
Write 117
Mixed 62.2
SusWrite 74.4
68% 92.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 0.97 MB/s
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JP2OA41A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 63 60 56 67 69 MB/s
Read 83.2
Write 83.9
Mixed 50.7
SusWrite 63.1
52% 70.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
388GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JP2OA41A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 7.4 7.4 8.8 3.9 4.3 5.7 MB/s
Read 10.4
Write 12.2
Mixed 10.7
SusWrite 6.2
7% 9.88 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.1
19% 0.13 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 42,991,570 HDDs tested.

Typical HDS721050CLA662 500GB Builds (Compare 6,119 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: 65% - Good Total price: $54

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