Average Bench: 49% (319th of 1015)

Based on 10,302 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HDE721010SLA330

Below average average bench

The Hitachi HDE721010SLA330 1TB averaged 50.9% 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 1.72MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDE721010SLA330 1TB is 33.2%. 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 48.6MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 82.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,302 samples)
Min Avg Max
47.4 Read 88.4 111
32.5 Write 86.2 109
29.8 Mixed 48.6 62
37.3 SusWrite 82.2 109
56% 76.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.76 0.9
0.7 4K Write 1.72 2.1
0.5 4K Mixed 0.86 1
159% 1.11 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
737GB free
Firmware: ST6OA3AA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 106 107 107 107 107 MB/s
Read 106
Write 101
Mixed 55.4
SusWrite 107
68% 92.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
172% 1.27 MB/s
85GB free
Firmware: ST6OA3BF
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 94 94 97 97 97 MB/s
Read 96.9
Write 103
Mixed 55.2
SusWrite 94.8
64% 87.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
173% 1.23 MB/s
327GB free
Firmware: ST6OA3BF
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 103 103 103 102 103 MB/s
Read 80.3
Write 80.6
Mixed 44.5
SusWrite 102
56% 76.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
167% 1.17 MB/s
220GB free
Firmware: ST6OA3BF
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 95 94 93 91 94 MB/s
Read 79.9
Write 83.7
Mixed 43.8
SusWrite 93.8
55% 75.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
159% 1.07 MB/s
593GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ST6OA3BF
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 37 65 75 59 65 MB/s
Read 90.6
Write 77
Mixed 46.4
SusWrite 60.6
50% 68.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
117% 0.9 MB/s
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 Prices

AmazonUS $334 months
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Typical HDE721010SLA330 1TB Builds (Compare 46,266 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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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: 67% - Good Total price: $331

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