Average Bench: 37.6% (552nd of 1015)

Based on 7,896 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HDS721010KLA330

Poor average bench

The Hitachi HDS721010KLA330 1TB averaged 62.3% 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 26.4%. 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 38.1MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 64MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,896 samples)
Min Avg Max
35.5 Read 66.7 82
30.4 Write 66.9 85.1
22.7 Mixed 38.1 45.2
33.7 SusWrite 64 82.4
43.2% 58.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.77 0.9
0.8 4K Write 1.66 1.9
0.45 4K Mixed 0.88 1
161% 1.1 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
931GB free
Firmware: GKAOA70M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 81 82 81 82 82 MB/s
Read 82
Write 77.8
Mixed 42.5
SusWrite 81.8
52% 71 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
168% 1.2 MB/s
523GB free
Firmware: GKAOA9DA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 71 71 71 71 71 MB/s
Read 77.2
Write 75.2
Mixed 40.5
SusWrite 70.7
48% 65.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1
178% 1.2 MB/s
312GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GKAOAB0A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 52 56 56 56 56 MB/s
Read 74.3
Write 81.5
Mixed 43.3
SusWrite 55
47% 63.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
154% 1.1 MB/s
74GB free
Firmware: GKAOA9DA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 51 50 52 55 54 56 MB/s
Read 62.5
Write 67
Mixed 43
SusWrite 52.8
42% 56.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
165% 1.13 MB/s
687GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GKAOA9DA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 23 41 33 38 29 20 MB/s
Read 16
Write 15.4
Mixed 15.1
SusWrite 30.8
14% 19.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.4
66% 0.43 MB/s
771GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GKAO
SusWrite @10s intervals: 16 13 6.8 8.6 7 9 MB/s
Read 14.2
Write 16.7
Mixed 9.3
SusWrite 10.1
9% 12.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.2
32% 0.2 MB/s
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Desktop 65%
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Workstation 2%
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Disqualified System: bin bin

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