Average Bench: 56.3% (237th of 1015)

Based on 32,092 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HDS721050CLA362

Average average bench

The Hitachi HDS721050CLA362 500GB averaged 43.7% 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 0.72MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.61MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDS721050CLA362 500GB is 48.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Hitachi HDS721050CLA362 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 52.7MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 93.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 32,092 samples)
Min Avg Max
41.1 Read 103 134
32.9 Write 100 134
21.7 Mixed 52.7 67.6
32.2 SusWrite 93.4 134
64% 87.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.61 0.7
0.6 4K Write 1.32 1.5
0.3 4K Mixed 0.72 0.9
130% 0.88 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
360GB free
Firmware: JP2OA50E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 120 129 128 128 128 MB/s
Read 130
Write 132
Mixed 66.4
SusWrite 124
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
157GB free
Firmware: JP2O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 119 121 120 121 122 MB/s
Read 128
Write 126
Mixed 66.7
SusWrite 121
81% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
259GB free
Firmware: JP2OA3EA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 121 121 123 124 121 MB/s
Read 114
Write 113
Mixed 51.9
SusWrite 122
73% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
142% 0.93 MB/s
30GB free
Firmware: JP2OA3MA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 77 76 77 76 78 MB/s
Read 140
Write 144
Mixed 68.5
SusWrite 76.3
79% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
552GB free
Firmware: JP2OA50E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 79 78 79 80 81 MB/s
Read 119
Write 101
Mixed 64.2
SusWrite 79
67% 90.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
133% 0.93 MB/s
325GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JP2OA3MA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 13 8.6 64 93 78 MB/s
Read 111
Write 93.1
Mixed 47.8
SusWrite 51.9
56% 75.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.3
71% 0.57 MB/s
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 Prices

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Typical HDS721050CLA362 500GB Builds (Compare 15,766 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 65%
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Workstation
Workstation 2%
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Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $216

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