Average Bench: 48.4% (336th of 1015)

Based on 6,684 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 0.86MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.69MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDE721010SLA330 1TB is 35.5%. 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 46.9MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 81.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,684 samples)
Min Avg Max
36.1 Read 87.3 110
30.4 Write 84.4 108
23.9 Mixed 46.9 61
34.5 SusWrite 81.1 109
54.9% 74.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.75 0.9
0.6 4K Write 1.69 2.1
0.4 4K Mixed 0.86 1
158% 1.1 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
797GB free
Firmware: ST6OA3BF
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 106 106 106 106 107 MB/s
Read 111
Write 107
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 106
70% 96.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1.1
193% 1.3 MB/s
627GB free
Firmware: ST6OA3BF
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 97 98 100 100 100 MB/s
Read 102
Write 109
Mixed 57.5
SusWrite 99
68% 92.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
182% 1.27 MB/s
595GB free
Firmware: ST6OA3BF
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 81 82 82 82 82 MB/s
Read 96.5
Write 90.2
Mixed 49.2
SusWrite 81.9
58% 79.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
162% 1.2 MB/s
608GB free
Firmware: ST6OA3BF
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 81 81 81 81 81 MB/s
Read 82
Write 86.3
Mixed 44.2
SusWrite 80.8
54% 73.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
166% 1.2 MB/s
687GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ST6OA3BF
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 74 78 84 84 86 MB/s
Read 76.1
Write 53.4
Mixed 40.2
SusWrite 78.4
46% 62 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
72GB free
Firmware: ST6OA3BF
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 73 74 71 76 75 MB/s
Read 73.5
Write 65.5
Mixed 43.5
SusWrite 72.9
47% 63.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
136% 0.9 MB/s
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Typical HDE721010SLA330 1TB Builds (Compare 7,265 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 11%
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Desktop
Desktop 30%
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Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 780

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 32% - Below average Total price: $66

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