Average Bench: 31.8% (676th of 1015)

Based on 4,086 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HDT725032VLA380

Poor average bench

The Hitachi HDT725032VLA380 320GB averaged 68.2% 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 0.76MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.72MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDT725032VLA380 320GB is 22.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Hitachi HDT725032VLA380 320GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 36.4MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 53.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,086 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.7 Read 57 71.9
30.2 Write 54.5 67.5
24.7 Mixed 36.4 43.6
25.4 SusWrite 53.2 68.2
37% 50.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.62 0.7
0.9 4K Write 1.72 2.1
0.5 4K Mixed 0.76 0.9
142% 1.03 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
268GB free
Firmware: V54OA52A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 66 69 69 69 67 MB/s
Read 69.2
Write 63.5
Mixed 41
SusWrite 67.4
44% 60.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
153% 1.13 MB/s
280GB free
Firmware: V54OA7BA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 65 64 63 65 64 MB/s
Read 70.2
Write 53.9
Mixed 42.4
SusWrite 64.2
42% 57.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
153% 1.13 MB/s
214GB free
Firmware: V54OA58A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 62 63 64 64 64 MB/s
Read 62.9
Write 55.6
Mixed 37.9
SusWrite 63.4
40% 54.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
164% 1.17 MB/s
260GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V54OA73A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 36 51 53 53 53 MB/s
Read 64.7
Write 54
Mixed 40.6
SusWrite 47.7
38% 51.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
166% 1.2 MB/s
83GB free
Firmware: V54OA73A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 37 37 37 37 35 MB/s
Read 63.6
Write 58.4
Mixed 37.7
SusWrite 36.7
36% 49.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
151% 1.1 MB/s
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Typical HDT725032VLA380 320GB Builds (Compare 16,253 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 79%
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Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $85

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $423

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