Average Bench: 74.9% (111th of 1015)

Based on 323 user benchmarks.  Model: HGST HUS724030ALE640

Good average bench

The Hitachi HUS724030ALE640 3TB averaged 25.1% 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 0.65MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.22MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HUS724030ALE640 3TB is 38.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Hitachi HUS724030ALE640 3TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 79.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 130MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 323 samples)
Min Avg Max
80.4 Read 130 161
91.3 Write 133 159
50.7 Mixed 79.6 145
87.6 SusWrite 131 156
86.8% 118 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.59 4K Read 0.87 1
1.72 4K Write 2.22 2.5
0.21 4K Mixed 0.65 0.8
149% 1.25 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2.5TB free
Firmware: MJ8OA580
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 155 155 155 155 155 MB/s
Read 160
Write 153
Mixed 89.8
SusWrite 155
102% 139 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.7
164% 1.37 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: MJ8OA580
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 150 150 150 151 151 MB/s
Read 140
Write 141
Mixed 79.7
SusWrite 150
94% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.8
162% 1.3 MB/s
205GB free
Firmware: MJ8OA580
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 145 138 146 146 143 MB/s
Read 138
Write 148
Mixed 23
SusWrite 143
81% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.3
78% 0.57 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: MJ8OA580
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 144 141 141 140 141 MB/s
Read 137
Write 149
Mixed 65.5
SusWrite 141
90% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
145% 1.23 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: MJ8OA580
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 123 121 122 124 122 MB/s
Read 116
Write 117
Mixed 73
SusWrite 122
79% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.7
160% 1.33 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,760,440 HDDs tested.

Typical HUS724030ALE640 3TB Builds (Compare 29,010 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450 AORUS PRO WIFI - $106

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $679

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