Average Bench: 48.8% (330th of 1015)

Based on 5,873 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 1.69MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDE721010SLA330 1TB is 36.1%. 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 47MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 82.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,873 samples)
Min Avg Max
41.3 Read 87.3 111
31.2 Write 84.7 110
25.6 Mixed 47 61.1
43.3 SusWrite 82.3 110
55.2% 75.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.75 0.9
0.7 4K Write 1.69 2.1
0.5 4K Mixed 0.86 1
159% 1.1 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
273GB free
Firmware: ST6OA3BF
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 97 97 98 98 98 MB/s
Read 110
Write 106
Mixed 64.1
SusWrite 97.2
69% 94.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
176% 1.3 MB/s
701GB free
Firmware: ST0KA36E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 99 100 99 100 100 MB/s
Read 92.5
Write 88.2
Mixed 56.2
SusWrite 99.4
62% 84.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
166% 1.2 MB/s
365GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ST6OA3AA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 83 88 95 99 94 MB/s
Read 99.3
Write 100
Mixed 53.8
SusWrite 87.4
62% 85.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1
176% 1.2 MB/s
530GB free
Firmware: ST6OA3BF
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 88 90 90 90 90 MB/s
Read 91.2
Write 93
Mixed 46.9
SusWrite 89.2
59% 80.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
157% 1.03 MB/s
563GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ST6OA31B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 85 84 88 84 86 MB/s
Read 94.5
Write 98.4
Mixed 43.8
SusWrite 85
59% 80.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
162% 1.13 MB/s
179GB free
Firmware: ST6OA3CA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 105 106 104 108 106 MB/s
Read 73.3
Write 77.2
Mixed 46
SusWrite 105
55% 75.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
156% 1.1 MB/s
829GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ST6OA3BF
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 82 79 84 93 86 MB/s
Read 93.5
Write 88
Mixed 47.7
SusWrite 81.2
57% 77.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
157% 1.17 MB/s
209GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ST6OA3AA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 58 61 61 71 79 MB/s
Read 71.8
Write 83.5
Mixed 45
SusWrite 62.1
48% 65.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
159% 1.2 MB/s
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Typical HDE721010SLA330 1TB Builds (Compare 6,699 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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