Average Bench: 62.8% (177th of 1015)

Based on 192 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HUA72201

Above average average bench

The Hitachi HUA72201 1TB averaged 37.2% 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 0.63MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.67MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HUA72201 1TB is 39.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Hitachi HUA72201 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 73.2MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 99.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 192 samples)
Min Avg Max
65.1 Read 113 138
45 Write 108 138
24.9 Mixed 73.2 131
40.9 SusWrite 99.5 139
72.5% 98.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.26 4K Read 0.67 0.8
0.67 4K Write 1.38 1.6
0.29 4K Mixed 0.63 0.9
124% 0.89 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
713GB free
Firmware: A3EA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 132 132 131 134 132 MB/s
Read 138
Write 140
Mixed 63.8
SusWrite 132
86% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.03 MB/s
707GB free
Firmware: A3PA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 93 121 112 127 122 MB/s
Read 114
Write 113
Mixed 55.7
SusWrite 116
73% 99.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1 MB/s
584GB free (System drive)
Firmware: A3EA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 88 85 85 86 87 MB/s
Read 88.5
Write 95.2
Mixed 49.2
SusWrite 84.2
58% 79.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 0.97 MB/s
249GB free (System drive)
Firmware: NS01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 59 72 64 59 60 MB/s
Read 107
Write 104
Mixed 57.8
SusWrite 61.6
61% 82.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
693GB free
Firmware: JP4O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 50 80 82 73 79 79 MB/s
Read 67.1
Write 62.7
Mixed 22.1
SusWrite 73.7
41% 56.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.9 MB/s
375GB free (System drive)
Firmware: A3NH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 43 43 35 35 48 MB/s
Read 23.3
Write 46
Mixed 21
SusWrite 40.6
24% 32.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.3
62% 0.53 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 40,678,901 HDDs tested.

Typical HUA72201 1TB Builds (Compare 1,857 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
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Desktop
Desktop 61%
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Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Precision WorkStation T7500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 27% - Poor Total price: $80

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