Average Bench: 76.3% (97th of 1015)

Based on 2,378 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HUS724040ALE641

Good average bench

The Hitachi HUS724040ALE641 4TB averaged 23.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Hitachi HUS724040ALE641 4TB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.71MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.25MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HUS724040ALE641 4TB is 37.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Hitachi HUS724040ALE641 4TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 77.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.74MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 2,378 samples)
Min Avg Max
79.4 Read 131 165
99.3 Write 146 175
51.8 Mixed 77.3 92.6
86.3 SusWrite 135 160
89.6% 122 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 0.74 0.8
1.9 4K Write 2.25 2.5
0.6 4K Mixed 0.71 0.8
151% 1.23 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2.5TB free
Firmware: MJAOA5F0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 157 157 159 158 158 MB/s
Read 164
Write 156
Mixed 90.5
SusWrite 158
104% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.7
156% 1.3 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: MJAOA5F0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 154 154 155 154 154 MB/s
Read 153
Write 160
Mixed 91.7
SusWrite 154
102% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.7
150% 1.23 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: MJAOA5F0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 126 126 125 125 126 MB/s
Read 104
Write 137
Mixed 73.1
SusWrite 126
81% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.7
156% 1.3 MB/s
576GB free
Firmware: MJAOA5F0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 93 93 92 95 93 MB/s
Read 106
Write 125
Mixed 72.9
SusWrite 93.4
73% 99.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.7
151% 1.27 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 53,306,498 HDDs tested

Typical HUS724040ALE641 4TB Builds (Compare 1,279 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming 127%
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 114%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B460 HD3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $573

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