Average Bench: 56.4% (233rd of 1015)

Based on 47,815 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HDS721050CLA362

Average average bench

The Hitachi HDS721050CLA362 500GB averaged 43.5% 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 0.73MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.61MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDS721050CLA362 500GB is 46.4%. 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 54MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 97MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 47,815 samples)
Min Avg Max
41 Read 99.5 129
35.8 Write 99.5 131
26.1 Mixed 54 67.5
36.9 SusWrite 97 134
64.1% 87.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.61 0.7
0.9 4K Write 1.34 1.5
0.4 4K Mixed 0.73 0.9
132% 0.9 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
435GB free
Firmware: JP2OA3MA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 135 142 139 139 138 MB/s
Read 130
Write 126
Mixed 68.4
SusWrite 138
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 0.97 MB/s
357GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JP2OA3MA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 116 124 123 119 131 MB/s
Read 119
Write 118
Mixed 69.3
SusWrite 121
78% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
458GB free
Firmware: JP2OA3MA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 113 116 113 114 112 MB/s
Read 92.6
Write 99.7
Mixed 58.6
SusWrite 114
67% 91.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
124% 0.93 MB/s
230GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JP2OA3GH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 18 57 8.1 35 79 83 MB/s
Read 77.2
Write 27.7
Mixed 67.5
SusWrite 46.4
41% 54.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
118% 0.83 MB/s
72GB free
Firmware: JP2OA50E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 35 38 38 38 42 MB/s
Read 65.9
Write 55.1
Mixed 44.2
SusWrite 37.5
38% 50.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
127% 0.87 MB/s
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Desktop 74%
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Workstation 7%
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Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $315

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 Comments

Added n/a ago.

Excellent

17 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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