Average Bench: 49.1% (323rd of 1015)

Based on 5,191 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 0.88MB/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 34.1%. 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 47.1MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 82.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,191 samples)
Min Avg Max
53.3 Read 88.1 111
34 Write 85.1 110
30 Mixed 47.1 61.5
43.5 SusWrite 82.6 110
55.5% 75.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.49 4K Read 0.76 0.9
0.8 4K Write 1.71 2.1
0.5 4K Mixed 0.88 1
161% 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: ST6OA3AA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 111 112 110 112 110 MB/s
Read 100
Write 106
Mixed 55.1
SusWrite 110
68% 92.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1
178% 1.2 MB/s
817GB free
Firmware: ST6OA3BF
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 105 106 106 105 106 MB/s
Read 103
Write 101
Mixed 54.8
SusWrite 105
67% 91 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
182% 1.27 MB/s
857GB free
Firmware: ST6OA3BF
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 104 106 107 104 106 MB/s
Read 102
Write 106
Mixed 54.9
SusWrite 106
68% 92.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1
180% 1.23 MB/s
185GB free
Firmware: ST6OA31B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 99 99 99 99 99 MB/s
Read 88.5
Write 84
Mixed 47.7
SusWrite 98.5
58% 79.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
169% 1.17 MB/s
432GB free
Firmware: ST6OA3BC
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 88 89 88 86 87 MB/s
Read 93.5
Write 96.2
Mixed 50.5
SusWrite 85.4
60% 81.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.6
119% 0.77 MB/s
220GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ST6OA3BF
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 52 53 56 59 59 MB/s
Read 79.5
Write 75.2
Mixed 44.4
SusWrite 55.1
47% 63.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
157% 1.17 MB/s
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Typical HDE721010SLA330 1TB Builds (Compare 6,178 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 11%
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Desktop
Desktop 29%
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Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 780

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 15% - Very poor Total price: $94

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