Average Bench: 48.8% (331st of 1015)

Based on 8,049 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HDE721010SLA330

Below average average bench

The Hitachi HDE721010SLA330 1TB averaged 51.2% 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 1.71MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDE721010SLA330 1TB is 35.8%. 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 48MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 82.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,049 samples)
Min Avg Max
34.3 Read 86.8 111
34.3 Write 85.3 108
30.2 Mixed 48 61.9
44.1 SusWrite 82.9 109
55.5% 75.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.76 0.9
0.9 4K Write 1.71 2.1
0.4 4K Mixed 0.86 1
158% 1.11 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
931GB free
Firmware: ST6OA3CA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 111 111 112 109 108 MB/s
Read 110
Write 103
Mixed 62.1
SusWrite 107
70% 95.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
161% 1.23 MB/s
97GB free
Firmware: ST6OA3BF
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 105 108 104 108 107 MB/s
Read 106
Write 104
Mixed 58.4
SusWrite 106
68% 93.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
170% 1.23 MB/s
709GB free
Firmware: ST6OA3BF
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 97 98 98 98 98 MB/s
Read 92
Write 98
Mixed 50
SusWrite 97.8
62% 84.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1
184% 1.27 MB/s
301GB free
Firmware: ST0KA3DD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 101 103 103 85 99 MB/s
Read 84.5
Write 83.5
Mixed 52.5
SusWrite 98.7
59% 79.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.9
157% 1 MB/s
165GB free
Firmware: ST6OA3BF
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 68 69 70 69 69 MB/s
Read 61.9
Write 61.4
Mixed 40.2
SusWrite 68.7
43% 58 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
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Workstation 44%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $73

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $589

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