Average Bench: 56.8% (229th of 1015)

Based on 43,154 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HDS721050CLA362

Average average bench

The Hitachi HDS721050CLA362 500GB averaged 43.2% 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 0.73MB/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 53.3MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 95.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 43,154 samples)
Min Avg Max
38.1 Read 103 134
36.8 Write 99.4 132
25.2 Mixed 53.3 67.5
37.7 SusWrite 95.2 133
64.2% 87.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.61 0.7
0.8 4K Write 1.33 1.5
0.4 4K Mixed 0.73 0.9
131% 0.89 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
428GB free
Firmware: JP2OA3EA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 128 126 127 127 114 MB/s
Read 124
Write 111
Mixed 60.9
SusWrite 124
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
319GB free
Firmware: JP2OA3GH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 132 133 133 132 133 MB/s
Read 115
Write 121
Mixed 64.2
SusWrite 132
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
153% 1 MB/s
249GB free
Firmware: JP2OA3EA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 111 110 123 107 124 MB/s
Read 110
Write 97.3
Mixed 53.5
SusWrite 114
68% 93.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.97 MB/s
159GB free
Firmware: JP2OA39C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 106 110 109 110 112 MB/s
Read 107
Write 94.3
Mixed 53
SusWrite 110
67% 90.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
142% 0.93 MB/s
210GB free
Firmware: JP2OA3CF
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 99 98 98 99 98 MB/s
Read 118
Write 124
Mixed 59
SusWrite 97.3
73% 99.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
140% 0.93 MB/s
132GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JP2OA3MA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 79 90 92 97 98 MB/s
Read 112
Write 103
Mixed 54
SusWrite 88.4
66% 89.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.6
111% 0.7 MB/s
63GB free
Firmware: JP2OA3MA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 77 79 77 68 68 MB/s
Read 112
Write 112
Mixed 59
SusWrite 74.4
66% 89.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 0.97 MB/s
352GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JP2OA3EA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 22 22 22 22 33 24 MB/s
Read 64.5
Write 50.5
Mixed 36.7
SusWrite 24
32% 43.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.6
98% 0.63 MB/s
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Desktop 64%
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Workstation 2%
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Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $331

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 Comments

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Excellent

4 months ago.

Mine was manufactured in 2010 and used as a system drive for one of my old PCs from 2010 to 2015. After 6 years in 2021 I plugged it into my server setup and it still works perfectly fine. Been using it in my file server since then


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