Average Bench: 56.4% (239th of 1015)

Based on 39,210 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 46.9%. 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 92.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 39,210 samples)
Min Avg Max
49.9 Read 104 134
40.1 Write 101 134
25.6 Mixed 53.3 67
33.8 SusWrite 92.9 133
64.2% 87.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.61 0.7
0.72 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%
453GB free
Firmware: JP2OA50E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 134 132 136 136 136 MB/s
Read 131
Write 132
Mixed 63.6
SusWrite 134
84% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
193GB free
Firmware: JP2OA3EA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 119 120 121 121 121 MB/s
Read 124
Write 121
Mixed 59.1
SusWrite 120
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.93 MB/s
291GB free
Firmware: JP2O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 111 115 115 113 114 MB/s
Read 120
Write 123
Mixed 65.9
SusWrite 114
77% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
86GB free
Firmware: JP2OA50E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 115 114 115 115 114 MB/s
Read 111
Write 104
Mixed 56.7
SusWrite 114
71% 96.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
252GB free
Firmware: JP2OA3MA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 105 106 106 106 106 MB/s
Read 106
Write 125
Mixed 62.7
SusWrite 105
73% 99.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.93 MB/s
120GB free
Firmware: JP2OA3GH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 100 99 102 102 102 MB/s
Read 104
Write 123
Mixed 59
SusWrite 100
71% 96.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
128% 0.93 MB/s
73GB free
Firmware: JP2O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 104 105 104 105 101 MB/s
Read 69.9
Write 63.9
Mixed 48.1
SusWrite 101
52% 70.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
142% 0.93 MB/s
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Desktop 65%
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Workstation 2%
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