Average Bench: 38.1% (544th of 1015)

Based on 7,879 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 0.88MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.77MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDS721010KLA330 1TB is 24.5%. 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 38.8MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 65.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,879 samples)
Min Avg Max
33 Read 67.5 82.2
35.6 Write 68.5 85.5
23.4 Mixed 38.8 45.4
35.2 SusWrite 65.1 82.5
44% 60 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.77 0.9
0.9 4K Write 1.68 1.9
0.41 4K Mixed 0.88 1
161% 1.11 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
931GB free
Firmware: GKAOAB0A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 82 82 82 83 83 MB/s
Read 80.2
Write 83.8
Mixed 44.2
SusWrite 82.5
53% 72.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1
180% 1.23 MB/s
855GB free
Firmware: GKAOAB0A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 83 82 82 82 82 MB/s
Read 79.5
Write 82.6
Mixed 43.5
SusWrite 81.9
53% 71.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1
182% 1.23 MB/s
414GB free
Firmware: GKAOA70F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 74 76 76 76 76 MB/s
Read 76.7
Write 68
Mixed 40.5
SusWrite 75.5
48% 65.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
165% 1.13 MB/s
778GB free
Firmware: A9DA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 75 76 75 73 75 MB/s
Read 74.3
Write 82.1
Mixed 38.4
SusWrite 75
49% 67.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
159% 1.07 MB/s
324GB free
Firmware: GKAOA9DA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 57 58 58 58 59 MB/s
Read 78.7
Write 79.7
Mixed 42.3
SusWrite 58.4
48% 64.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
165% 1.13 MB/s
695GB free
Firmware: GKAOA9DA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 75 82 76 57 62 MB/s
Read 66.3
Write 76.2
Mixed 41
SusWrite 70.3
46% 63.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
111% 0.87 MB/s
370GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AB0A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 57 52 31 36 51 MB/s
Read 70
Write 65.2
Mixed 39
SusWrite 47.8
41% 55.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
165% 1.13 MB/s
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Typical HDS721010KLA330 1TB Builds (Compare 15,650 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 65%
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Workstation
Workstation 2%
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Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $216

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