Average Bench: 32.9% (655th of 1015)

Based on 2,042 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HDT725050VLA360

Poor average bench

The Hitachi HDT725050VLA360 500GB averaged 67.1% 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 0.76MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.78MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDT725050VLA360 500GB is just 19.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Hitachi HDT725050VLA360 500GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 35MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 53.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,042 samples)
Min Avg Max
34.1 Read 60.3 74.9
30.5 Write 55.9 69.6
23.5 Mixed 35 40.5
28.2 SusWrite 53.7 68.9
37.6% 51.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.66 0.7
1 4K Write 1.78 2.1
0.5 4K Mixed 0.76 0.9
145% 1.07 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
466GB free
Firmware: V56OA7BA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 63 63 63 63 62 MB/s
Read 73
Write 63.2
Mixed 40.2
SusWrite 62.9
44% 59.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
164% 1.17 MB/s
301GB free
Firmware: V56OA7EA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 63 63 63 63 63 MB/s
Read 71.5
Write 63.2
Mixed 39
SusWrite 63.6
44% 59.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
166% 1.2 MB/s
276GB free
Firmware: V56OA7BA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 65 64 64 65 63 MB/s
Read 68.8
Write 64.3
Mixed 39.5
SusWrite 64
43% 59.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
157% 1.2 MB/s
331GB free
Firmware: V56OA7EA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 62 63 62 62 63 MB/s
Read 67.4
Write 57.9
Mixed 37.9
SusWrite 62.4
41% 56.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
166% 1.2 MB/s
63GB free
Firmware: V56OA7EA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 47 50 50 50 50 MB/s
Read 46.5
Write 42
Mixed 31
SusWrite 49.1
31% 42.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
13GB free
Firmware: V56OA7BA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 42 42 42 42 43 MB/s
Read 36.7
Write 38.5
Mixed 25
SusWrite 42.4
26% 35.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
142% 1.1 MB/s
239GB free
Firmware: V56OA7DA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 11 7.5 8.8 7.2 7.1 7.3 MB/s
Read 62
Write 13.5
Mixed 17.7
SusWrite 8.1
19% 25.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.5
90% 0.53 MB/s
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 Prices

AmazonUS $1592 years
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Typical HDT725050VLA360 500GB Builds (Compare 47,685 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $451

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