Average Bench: 91.2% (26th of 1010)

Based on 378 user benchmarks.  Model: HGST HDN726060ALE610

Excellent average bench

The HGST Deskstar NAS 6TB averaged just 8.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the HGST Deskstar NAS 6TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.53MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 171MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HGST Deskstar NAS 6TB is 48.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the HGST Deskstar NAS 6TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 149MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 132MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 378 samples)
Min Avg Max
115 Read 169 206
92.2 Write 149 192
71.7 Mixed 132 177
108 SusWrite 171 214
115% 155 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.55 4K Read 0.9 1.13
1.19 4K Write 2.01 3.62
0.27 4K Mixed 0.53 0.83
133% 1.15 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: APGNT517
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 176 177 176 178 177 MB/s
Read 186
Write 183
Mixed 76.5
SusWrite 176
113% 156 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.6
167% 1.5 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: APGNT517
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 179 181 181 184 185 MB/s
Read 173
Write 150
Mixed 52.2
SusWrite 181
101% 139 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.1
105% 1.27 MB/s
634GB free
Firmware: APGNT517
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 66 70 77 84 105 MB/s
Read 115
Write 139
Mixed 62.2
SusWrite 79.4
72% 98.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 0.4
158% 1.8 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 11,850,861 HDDs tested.

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Typical Deskstar NAS 6TB Builds (Compare 10,413 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 123%
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Desktop
Desktop 109%
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Workstation
Workstation 117%
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Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $194

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $1,401

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