Average Bench: 32.5% (658th of 1015)

Based on 3,238 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HDT725050VLA360

Poor average bench

The Hitachi HDT725050VLA360 500GB averaged 67.5% 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 0.76MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.74MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDT725050VLA360 500GB is 21.3%. 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 34.7MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 53.1MB/s
ADVERTISEMENT

Average Bench

(Based on 3,238 samples)
Min Avg Max
35.3 Read 59.6 74.1
29.5 Write 55.3 68
22.4 Mixed 34.7 40.3
22.6 SusWrite 53.1 67
37.2% 50.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.66 0.8
0.9 4K Write 1.74 2.1
0.4 4K Mixed 0.76 0.9
144% 1.05 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: 66 65 65 65 65 65 MB/s
Read 73.8
Write 62
Mixed 40.5
SusWrite 65
44% 60.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
164% 1.17 MB/s
457GB free
Firmware: V56OA7EA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 66 65 66 66 66 MB/s
Read 70.5
Write 69.3
Mixed 40.4
SusWrite 65.7
45% 61.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
164% 1.17 MB/s
108GB free
Firmware: V56OA7EA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 62 63 63 63 64 MB/s
Read 43.8
Write 46.5
Mixed 29.2
SusWrite 62.7
33% 45.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
99GB free
Firmware: V56OA7EA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 50 50 49 50 50 50 MB/s
Read 51.4
Write 52.6
Mixed 32.9
SusWrite 49.7
34% 46.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
151% 1.1 MB/s
49GB free
Firmware: V56O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 47 45 45 45 45 MB/s
Read 42.4
Write 48.6
Mixed 29.7
SusWrite 45.2
30% 41.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
153% 1.13 MB/s
297GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V56OA7EA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 25 18 8.9 22 45 40 MB/s
Read 55.5
Write 61
Mixed 35.7
SusWrite 26.4
33% 44.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
151% 1.13 MB/s
297GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V56OA7EA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 22 15 8.6 11 21 16 MB/s
Read 35.4
Write 43.5
Mixed 15.3
SusWrite 15.5
20% 27.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.4
70% 0.43 MB/s
3,238 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 40,656,440 HDDs tested.

 Prices

AmazonUS $1594 years
Send price feedback
Typical HDT725050VLA360 500GB Builds (Compare 34 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Intel DG33FB

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Above average Total price: $190

Popular HDT725050VLA360 500GB compatible motherboards:

How Fast Is Your HDD? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchMark.
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - SkillBench (space shooter) tests user input accuracy.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
  • - Explore your best upgrade options with a virtual PC build.
  • - Compare your in-game FPS to other users with your hardware.
Hard Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) September 2021 HDD Rankings.

We calculate effective speed which measures performance for typical consumers. Effective speed is adjusted by current cost per GB to yield value for money. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top HDDs. [HDrivePro]

ADVERTISEMENT

Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

 Comments

1015 Drives (Compared) Thousands of user benchmarks compiled into one comparison list.

See how consistently different HDDs perform with varying real world conditions. The charts also illustrate overall performance, popularity and rank.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-11600K $270Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Crucial MX500 250GB $44
Intel Core i5-11400F $260Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $183
Intel Core i7-11700K $346Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $74SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $77SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer  •  YouTube Feedback