Average Bench: 57% (228th of 1015)

Based on 6,899 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 54.7%. 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 53.7MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 93.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,899 samples)
Min Avg Max
28.1 Read 105 136
30.3 Write 100 134
18.9 Mixed 53.7 68
33.1 SusWrite 93.4 134
64.5% 88.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.59 0.7
0.8 4K Write 1.36 1.6
0.2 4K Mixed 0.69 0.8
126% 0.88 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
443GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JP2OA41A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 114 115 132 136 130 MB/s
Read 135
Write 143
Mixed 66.6
SusWrite 123
86% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.97 MB/s
444GB free
Firmware: JP2OA41A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 133 135 136 138 138 MB/s
Read 120
Write 106
Mixed 57.7
SusWrite 135
76% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
118% 0.87 MB/s
0GB free
Firmware: JP2OA41A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 124 126 126 126 126 MB/s
Read 120
Write 125
Mixed 62.5
SusWrite 126
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.93 MB/s
237GB free
Firmware: JP2OA50E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 114 114 115 115 118 MB/s
Read 111
Write 97.7
Mixed 58.5
SusWrite 115
70% 95.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
142% 0.97 MB/s
239GB free
Firmware: JP2OA50E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 110 112 113 113 113 MB/s
Read 114
Write 118
Mixed 60.3
SusWrite 111
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
131% 0.9 MB/s
199GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JP2O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 63 44 70 60 49 MB/s
Read 72.3
Write 83.8
Mixed 15
SusWrite 57.7
41% 57.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.3
56% 0.47 MB/s
192GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JP2OA41A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 27 23 37 40 49 MB/s
Read 60.7
Write 60.7
Mixed 37.2
SusWrite 38
36% 49.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
132% 0.83 MB/s
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Typical HDS721050CLA662 500GB Builds (Compare 6,508 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
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Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

System: HP Compaq 8200 Elite SFF PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $112

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