Average Bench: 59% (205th of 1015)

Based on 681 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HDS5C4040ALE630

Average average bench

The Hitachi HDS5C4040ALE630 4TB averaged 41.0% 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 0.53MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.83MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDS5C4040ALE630 4TB is 33.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Hitachi HDS5C4040ALE630 4TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 30.7MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 101MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 681 samples)
Min Avg Max
64.1 Read 104 130
64.8 Write 104 133
15.6 Mixed 30.7 104
64.9 SusWrite 101 127
61.5% 84.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.62 0.7
0.96 4K Write 1.83 2.1
0.16 4K Mixed 0.53 0.6
118% 0.99 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3.5TB free
Firmware: MPAOA3B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 124 125 121 125 126 MB/s
Read 122
Write 124
Mixed 22.2
SusWrite 124
71% 97.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.6
135% 1.13 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: MPAOA3B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 102 107 102 93 99 MB/s
Read 87
Write 111
Mixed 33.8
SusWrite 101
60% 83 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
108% 0.7 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: MPAOA3B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 18 89 89 91 87 78 MB/s
Read 104
Write 105
Mixed 30.2
SusWrite 75.3
57% 78.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
131% 1.07 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: MPAOA250
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 77 79 82 68 78 MB/s
Read 102
Write 80.4
Mixed 30.7
SusWrite 77.3
53% 72.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
123% 0.97 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: MPAOA3B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 69 74 74 75 75 MB/s
Read 91.5
Write 93
Mixed 21.8
SusWrite 73.1
50% 69.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
127% 1.03 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 23,765,881 HDDs tested.

Typical HDS5C4040ALE630 4TB Builds (Compare 7,362 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI B350M MORTAR (MS-7A37)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $501

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