Average Bench: 47.5% (348th of 1015)

Based on 7,462 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HDE721010SLA330

Below average average bench

The Hitachi HDE721010SLA330 1TB averaged 52.4% 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 0.85MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.74MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDE721010SLA330 1TB is 34.2%. 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 46.6MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 79.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,462 samples)
Min Avg Max
34.7 Read 85.7 110
28.5 Write 83.2 108
23.9 Mixed 46.6 60.6
31.8 SusWrite 79.6 109
54.1% 73.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.74 0.9
0.6 4K Write 1.66 2.1
0.4 4K Mixed 0.85 1
156% 1.08 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
770GB free
Firmware: ST0KA36E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 104 103 105 105 103 MB/s
Read 107
Write 103
Mixed 63.3
SusWrite 104
69% 94.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
172% 1.27 MB/s
735GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ST6OA3BF
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 88 97 101 99 102 MB/s
Read 110
Write 104
Mixed 62.2
SusWrite 94.3
68% 92.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
170% 1.23 MB/s
695GB free
Firmware: ST6OA3CA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 88 89 91 92 94 MB/s
Read 96.2
Write 101
Mixed 50.7
SusWrite 90.7
62% 84.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
159% 1.2 MB/s
345GB free
Firmware: ST6OA3AA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 87 88 90 89 89 MB/s
Read 71.8
Write 68.5
Mixed 39.5
SusWrite 88.7
49% 67.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
159% 1.03 MB/s
89GB free
Firmware: ST6OA3BF
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 62 62 62 62 63 MB/s
Read 95
Write 91
Mixed 47.7
SusWrite 62.1
54% 73.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1
180% 1.23 MB/s
293GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ST6OA3BF
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 67 64 69 69 72 MB/s
Read 87.3
Write 88.8
Mixed 46.2
SusWrite 67.3
53% 72.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
167% 1.17 MB/s
74GB free
Firmware: ST6OA3AA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 63 62 62 61 60 MB/s
Read 26.3
Write 19.5
Mixed 22.3
SusWrite 61.4
24% 32.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.6
94% 0.53 MB/s
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Typical HDE721010SLA330 1TB Builds (Compare 64,177 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 34%
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Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $460

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