Average Bench: 91.7% (15th of 1014)

Based on 3,547 user benchmarks.  Model: HGST HDN726040ALE614

Excellent average bench

The Hitachi HDN726040ALE614 4TB averaged just 8.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Hitachi HDN726040ALE614 4TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.65MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 3.2MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDN726040ALE614 4TB is 50.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Hitachi HDN726040ALE614 4TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 74.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 159MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,547 samples)
Min Avg Max
102 Read 159 201
106 Write 163 205
54.4 Mixed 74.9 86.4
104 SusWrite 160 199
102% 139 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.8 4K Read 0.97 1.1
1.4 4K Write 3.2 5.2
0.3 4K Mixed 0.65 1
172% 1.61 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3.5TB free
Firmware: APGNW7JH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 208 196 200 209 194 MB/s
Read 212
Write 213
Mixed 92
SusWrite 201
131% 179 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 0.6
205% 2.23 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: APGNW7JH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 199 199 200 202 198 MB/s
Read 186
Write 190
Mixed 83.4
SusWrite 199
120% 165 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 0.7
173% 1.57 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: APGNW7JH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 174 178 173 173 172 MB/s
Read 156
Write 162
Mixed 82.5
SusWrite 174
105% 144 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 4
4K Mixed 0.3
149% 1.77 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: APGNW7JH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 153 158 160 158 163 MB/s
Read 131
Write 134
Mixed 66.8
SusWrite 159
90% 123 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
180% 1.23 MB/s
231GB free
Firmware: APGNW7JH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 120 116 119 122 123 MB/s
Read 87.9
Write 88.7
Mixed 51.5
SusWrite 120
64% 87 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
143% 1.03 MB/s
9GB free
Firmware: APGNW7JH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 104 102 102 101 104 MB/s
Read 93
Write 99.3
Mixed 58.7
SusWrite 102
65% 88.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
161% 1.07 MB/s
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Typical HDN726040ALE614 4TB Builds (Compare 9,482 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus PRIME X370-PRO - $208

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $1,125

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 Comments

Added n/a ago.

Excellent

3 years ago.

Reliable and fast compared to other 4Tb drives.


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