Average Bench: 30.5% (726th of 1015)

Based on 4,861 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HDS721616PLA380

Poor average bench

The Hitachi HDS721616PLA380 160GB averaged 69.4% 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 0.72MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.55MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDS721616PLA380 160GB is 26.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Hitachi HDS721616PLA380 160GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 34.3MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 49.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,861 samples)
Min Avg Max
14.4 Read 56.7 73.9
14.8 Write 52.3 67.6
15.1 Mixed 34.3 43.8
17.6 SusWrite 49.4 67
35.4% 48.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.58 0.7
0.5 4K Write 1.55 1.9
0.3 4K Mixed 0.72 0.8
132% 0.95 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
84GB free
Firmware: P22OABEA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 66 64 65 66 66 MB/s
Read 73
Write 63.8
Mixed 43.8
SusWrite 65.5
45% 61.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
151% 1.1 MB/s
113GB free
Firmware: P22OABEA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 61 63 63 62 62 MB/s
Read 72.1
Write 62.2
Mixed 40.3
SusWrite 62.2
44% 59.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
142% 0.97 MB/s
125GB free
Firmware: P22OABDA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 65 55 58 67 59 MB/s
Read 70.3
Write 64.8
Mixed 42.8
SusWrite 61.6
44% 59.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
151% 1.1 MB/s
53GB free
Firmware: P22OABEA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 56 56 57 57 57 MB/s
Read 55.7
Write 54
Mixed 35.5
SusWrite 56.5
37% 50.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
145% 1.03 MB/s
100GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P22OABEA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 32 26 17 17 16 18 MB/s
Read 73
Write 64.8
Mixed 43.8
SusWrite 20.9
37% 50.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
101GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P22OABEA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 21 7.7 44 47 52 MB/s
Read 57
Write 46.5
Mixed 35.3
SusWrite 34.8
32% 43.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
123% 0.83 MB/s
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P22OAB3A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 29 28 31 31 33 31 MB/s
Read 31
Write 37
Mixed 24.7
SusWrite 30.4
23% 30.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
120% 0.83 MB/s
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Typical HDS721616PLA380 160GB Builds (Compare 7,255 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
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Desktop
Desktop 30%
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Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: To Be Filled By O.E.M.

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 32% - Below average Total price: $56

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