Average Bench: 48.3% (339th of 1015)

Based on 8,934 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HDE721010SLA330

Below average average bench

The Hitachi HDE721010SLA330 1TB averaged 51.6% 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 0.85MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.74MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDE721010SLA330 1TB is 40.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Hitachi HDE721010SLA330 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 47.2MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 81.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,934 samples)
Min Avg Max
30.9 Read 86.7 111
29.6 Write 84.7 109
22.6 Mixed 47.2 62.1
34.5 SusWrite 81.4 110
55% 75 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.74 0.9
0.6 4K Write 1.67 2.1
0.4 4K Mixed 0.85 1
156% 1.09 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
410GB free
Firmware: ST6OA3BF
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 107 107 106 107 107 MB/s
Read 103
Write 102
Mixed 52.6
SusWrite 107
67% 91.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1
184% 1.27 MB/s
783GB free
Firmware: ST6OA3BF
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 106 107 106 107 103 MB/s
Read 102
Write 99.2
Mixed 53.7
SusWrite 106
66% 90.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
188% 1.33 MB/s
79GB free
Firmware: ST6OA3BF
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 105 105 107 105 105 MB/s
Read 102
Write 78.5
Mixed 54.5
SusWrite 106
62% 85.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1.1
194% 1.33 MB/s
643GB free
Firmware: ST6OA3AA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 104 104 104 104 104 MB/s
Read 103
Write 101
Mixed 54.4
SusWrite 104
66% 90.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
188% 1.33 MB/s
866GB free
Firmware: ST6OA3AA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 104 105 106 105 105 MB/s
Read 82.1
Write 82.4
Mixed 45.1
SusWrite 105
58% 78.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 1
174% 1.1 MB/s
296GB free
Firmware: ST6OA3BF
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 98 97 99 98 99 MB/s
Read 68.9
Write 66.6
Mixed 38.3
SusWrite 98.1
50% 68 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 1
172% 1.13 MB/s
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Workstation 45%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $73

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $581

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