Average Bench: 88.4% (38th of 1015)

Based on 387 user benchmarks.  Model: HGST HDN728080ALE604

Very good average bench

The Hitachi HDN728080ALE604 8TB averaged just 11.6% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 4.31MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.7MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDN728080ALE604 8TB is 52.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Hitachi HDN728080ALE604 8TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 77.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 152MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 387 samples)
Min Avg Max
101 Read 152 196
106 Write 156 199
55.3 Mixed 77.4 148
95.3 SusWrite 155 197
98.8% 135 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.7 4K Read 0.93 1.1
2.5 4K Write 4.31 6.2
0.4 4K Mixed 0.7 1
196% 1.98 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: 195 194 199 195 201 194 MB/s
Read 151
Write 164
Mixed 71.2
SusWrite 196
106% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 4.7
4K Mixed 0.8
213% 2.13 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: A4GNW91X
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 137 133 135 136 131 MB/s
Read 145
Write 151
Mixed 68.5
SusWrite 134
91% 125 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 4
4K Mixed 0.7
198% 1.93 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: A4GNW91X
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 136 131 135 137 134 MB/s
Read 138
Write 142
Mixed 71.8
SusWrite 134
89% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 6
4K Mixed 0.7
226% 2.53 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: A4GNW91X
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 139 130 136 140 136 MB/s
Read 121
Write 124
Mixed 73.3
SusWrite 136
84% 114 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 0.9
201% 1.7 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,346,176 HDDs tested.

Typical HDN728080ALE604 8TB Builds (Compare 346 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 117%
Desktop 125%
Workstation 129%

Motherboard: MSI X299 XPOWER GAMING AC (MS-7A91)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,888

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