Average Bench: 88.6% (33rd of 1015)

Based on 641 user benchmarks.  Model: HGST HDN728080ALE604

Very good average bench

The Hitachi HDN728080ALE604 8TB averaged just 11.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Hitachi HDN728080ALE604 8TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 4.44MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.71MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDN728080ALE604 8TB is 51.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Hitachi HDN728080ALE604 8TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 71.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 152MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 641 samples)
Min Avg Max
99 Read 152 196
105 Write 158 199
55.2 Mixed 71.9 83.5
103 SusWrite 156 197
98.2% 134 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.8 4K Read 0.95 1.1
2.6 4K Write 4.44 6.3
0.5 4K Mixed 0.71 1
201% 2.03 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1TB free
Firmware: A4GNW91X
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 173 167 167 171 178 MB/s
Read 158
Write 161
Mixed 77.1
SusWrite 172
104% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 4.3
4K Mixed 0.7
195% 1.97 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: A4GNW91X
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 174 167 167 171 177 MB/s
Read 155
Write 154
Mixed 71.4
SusWrite 172
101% 138 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 5.8
4K Mixed 0.6
216% 2.47 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: A4GNW91X
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 174 168 168 171 175 MB/s
Read 154
Write 150
Mixed 75.6
SusWrite 172
101% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 0.6
197% 2.17 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: A4GNW91X
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 174 165 167 170 179 MB/s
Read 151
Write 164
Mixed 77.5
SusWrite 172
103% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
195% 1.47 MB/s
121GB free
Firmware: A4GNW91X
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 139 138 138 141 139 MB/s
Read 129
Write 146
Mixed 72.3
SusWrite 139
89% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 0.6
197% 2.17 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 30,947,878 HDDs tested.

Typical HDN728080ALE604 8TB Builds (Compare 573 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus Rampage II Extreme

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $849

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