Average Bench: 55.7% (241st of 1015)

Based on 45,045 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HDS721050CLA362

Average average bench

The Hitachi HDS721050CLA362 500GB averaged 44.2% 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 0.72MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.61MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDS721050CLA362 500GB is 46.6%. 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 53.8MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 94.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 45,045 samples)
Min Avg Max
46.1 Read 99.3 129
34.4 Write 99.2 132
28.2 Mixed 53.8 66.9
33.4 SusWrite 94.9 133
63.6% 86.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.61 0.7
0.7 4K Write 1.32 1.5
0.4 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%
423GB free
Firmware: JP2OA3EA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 132 136 135 134 134 MB/s
Read 136
Write 129
Mixed 64.9
SusWrite 133
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
14GB free
Firmware: A3EA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 128 126 131 98 109 MB/s
Read 122
Write 121
Mixed 57.5
SusWrite 118
76% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
461GB free
Firmware: JP2OA3GC
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 123 107 126 95 126 MB/s
Read 115
Write 115
Mixed 60.6
SusWrite 117
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
133% 0.93 MB/s
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JP2O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 84 80 84 87 84 MB/s
Read 110
Write 105
Mixed 52.3
SusWrite 83.1
64% 87.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
272GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JP2OA3EA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 89 95 82 90 106 MB/s
Read 102
Write 114
Mixed 55.5
SusWrite 88.4
66% 89.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
123% 0.83 MB/s
139GB free
Firmware: JP2OA50E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 87 88 90 88 87 MB/s
Read 74
Write 80.6
Mixed 48.5
SusWrite 87.9
53% 72.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
129% 0.9 MB/s
179GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JP2OA3MA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 58 66 62 62 77 MB/s
Read 38.5
Write 36
Mixed 31
SusWrite 61.1
31% 41.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
123% 0.83 MB/s
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 Comments

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Excellent

11 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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