Average Bench: 72.2% (120th of 1015)

Based on 4 user benchmarks.  Model: HGST HTS721010A9E630
Poor: 51%Average: 72.2% Great: 89%

Good average bench

The Hitachi HTS721010A9E630 3TB averaged 27.7% 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. Sequential Read Speed 136MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 105MB/s

Unknown consistency

There are too few samples to reasonably determine how consistently this HDD perfroms. This result should be interpreted with caution.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.16MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.58MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4 samples)
Min Avg Max
100 Read 136 185
77.3 Write 115 136
60.7 Mixed 105 128
89% 119 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.23 4K Read 0.58 0.92
0.39 4K Write 1.54 2.51
0.06 4K Mixed 0.16 0.22
70.5% 0.76 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2.5TB free
Firmware: 81.00A81 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 124
Write 136
Mixed 126
97% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.92
4K Write 2.51
4K Mixed 0.22
109% 1.22 MB/s

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 39,650,973 HDDs tested.

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