Average Bench: 38.1% (547th of 1015)

Based on 6,081 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HDS721010KLA330

Poor average bench

The Hitachi HDS721010KLA330 1TB averaged 61.8% 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 0.89MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.77MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDS721010KLA330 1TB is 23.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Hitachi HDS721010KLA330 1TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 38.5MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 65.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,081 samples)
Min Avg Max
35.2 Read 67 82.1
40.9 Write 68.3 85.3
26 Mixed 38.5 45.2
37.7 SusWrite 65.5 82.5
43.9% 59.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.36 4K Read 0.77 0.9
1 4K Write 1.7 1.9
0.5 4K Mixed 0.89 1
162% 1.12 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
811GB free
Firmware: GKAOA9DA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 81 82 82 81 83 MB/s
Read 76.5
Write 85.6
Mixed 42.6
SusWrite 81.9
52% 71.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
186% 1.3 MB/s
899GB free
Firmware: GKAOA70M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 78 82 78 78 79 MB/s
Read 78.5
Write 81.6
Mixed 42.7
SusWrite 79
52% 70.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1
178% 1.2 MB/s
409GB free
Firmware: GKAOA9DA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 67 59 66 67 68 MB/s
Read 80
Write 82.7
Mixed 40.5
SusWrite 65.3
49% 67.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1
178% 1.2 MB/s
419GB free
Firmware: GKAOA9DA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 66 63 67 67 67 MB/s
Read 76
Write 77.8
Mixed 43
SusWrite 66
48% 65.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1
178% 1.2 MB/s
628GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GKAOA9DA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 60 60 61 65 66 MB/s
Read 75.3
Write 69.3
Mixed 40.1
SusWrite 60.9
45% 61.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
145% 1.03 MB/s
247GB free
Firmware: GKAOA9DA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 65 65 65 65 65 MB/s
Read 65
Write 70.2
Mixed 39
SusWrite 65
44% 59.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1
178% 1.2 MB/s
367GB free
Firmware: GKAOAB0A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 69 70 70 70 69 MB/s
Read 54.7
Write 61.5
Mixed 32.5
SusWrite 68.9
40% 54.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
167% 1.17 MB/s
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Typical HDS721010KLA330 1TB Builds (Compare 50,763 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 33%
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Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $405

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