Average Bench: 49.6% (310th of 1015)

Based on 9,090 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HDE721010SLA330

Below average average bench

The Hitachi HDE721010SLA330 1TB averaged 50.3% 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 0.87MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.78MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDE721010SLA330 1TB is 29.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Hitachi HDE721010SLA330 1TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 49.3MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 85.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,090 samples)
Min Avg Max
54.9 Read 87.2 109
39.9 Write 86.7 109
31.1 Mixed 49.3 61.9
43 SusWrite 85.4 110
56.6% 77.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 0.78 0.9
1 4K Write 1.75 2.1
0.6 4K Mixed 0.87 1
162% 1.13 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
520GB free
Firmware: ST6OA3BF
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 101 101 100 100 100 MB/s
Read 97
Write 99.8
Mixed 51.5
SusWrite 99.6
64% 87 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
174% 1.27 MB/s
861GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ST0KA36E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 88 92 102 93 94 MB/s
Read 100
Write 109
Mixed 62.8
SusWrite 89.9
66% 90.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
172% 1.3 MB/s
323GB free
Firmware: ST6OA3BF
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 83 84 86 86 70 MB/s
Read 88.5
Write 96
Mixed 49.4
SusWrite 81.9
58% 78.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
174% 1.27 MB/s
151GB free
Firmware: ST0BA36A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 90 90 90 91 90 MB/s
Read 70.3
Write 77.2
Mixed 48.7
SusWrite 90.2
53% 71.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
157% 1.03 MB/s
419GB free
Firmware: ST6OA31B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 87 87 87 88 87 MB/s
Read 73.3
Write 79.8
Mixed 43.5
SusWrite 86.8
52% 70.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
151% 1.1 MB/s
188GB free
Firmware: ST6OA3CA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 62 63 65 64 65 MB/s
Read 77.9
Write 82
Mixed 47.5
SusWrite 63.9
50% 67.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
152% 1.07 MB/s
584GB free
Firmware: ST6OA3BF
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.2 32 79 77 80 81 MB/s
Read 81.4
Write 30.9
Mixed 43.8
SusWrite 58.9
40% 53.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
168% 1.2 MB/s
334GB free
Firmware: ST0BA36A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 60 65 60 61 61 MB/s
Read 67.4
Write 60.3
Mixed 41.2
SusWrite 60.1
42% 57.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
158% 1.1 MB/s
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Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 64%
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Workstation
Workstation 2%
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Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $319

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