Average Bench: 63.4% (177th of 1015)

Based on 130 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HUA72201

Above average average bench

The Hitachi HUA72201 1TB averaged 36.6% 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 0.56MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.65MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HUA72201 1TB is 40.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Hitachi HUA72201 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 95.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 82.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 130 samples)
Min Avg Max
60.4 Read 113 137
39.6 Write 108 137
26.8 Mixed 82.7 132
39.6 SusWrite 95.7 134
73.8% 99.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.65 0.8
0.6 4K Write 1.36 1.56
0.26 4K Mixed 0.56 0.9
114% 0.86 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
931GB free
Firmware: A3PA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 134 131 128 131 133 MB/s
Read 134
Write 132
Mixed 66
SusWrite 131
84% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
931GB free
Firmware: A3MA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 129 130 130 129 131 MB/s
Read 134
Write 131
Mixed 68.8
SusWrite 129
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
161% 1.07 MB/s
200GB free (System drive)
Firmware: A3EA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 93 112 124 112 113 MB/s
Read 120
Write 120
Mixed 25
SusWrite 106
67% 93.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
155% 1 MB/s
67GB free
Firmware: A3JH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 77 77 77 78 77 MB/s
Read 138
Write 135
Mixed 63.7
SusWrite 77.1
76% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
159% 1.03 MB/s
206GB free (System drive)
Firmware: A3EA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 59 72 90 91 86 MB/s
Read 111
Write 110
Mixed 50.5
SusWrite 76.3
64% 86.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.9
153% 0.97 MB/s
170GB free
Firmware: A3EA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 103 105 103 106 105 MB/s
Read 61.7
Write 66.8
Mixed 38
SusWrite 104
50% 67.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 0.97 MB/s
97GB free
Firmware: A3NH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 65 65 65 66 66 MB/s
Read 75.3
Write 81.3
Mixed 47.7
SusWrite 64.9
50% 67.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 0.97 MB/s
397GB free
Firmware: A3NH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 6.8 36 83 9.9 46 72 MB/s
Read 50.5
Write 5.8
Mixed 7
SusWrite 42.3
19% 26.4 MB/s
4K Read 0
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0
2% 0.03 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,746,444 HDDs tested.

Typical HUA72201 1TB Builds (Compare 2,809 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

System: Dell Precision WorkStation T7500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 23% - Poor Total price: $107

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