Average Bench: 56.9% (229th of 1015)

Based on 6,878 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HDS721050CLA660

Average average bench

The Hitachi HDS721050CLA660 500GB averaged 43.0% 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 0.69MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 105MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDS721050CLA660 500GB is 57.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Hitachi HDS721050CLA660 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 53.9MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 93.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,878 samples)
Min Avg Max
25.2 Read 105 139
29 Write 99.4 135
17.9 Mixed 53.9 68
31.7 SusWrite 93.3 136
64.4% 87.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.59 0.7
0.6 4K Write 1.34 1.6
0.2 4K Mixed 0.69 0.8
126% 0.87 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
426GB free
Firmware: JP2OA50E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 123 124 125 126 125 MB/s
Read 132
Write 130
Mixed 62.5
SusWrite 124
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
142% 0.97 MB/s
439GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JP2OA41A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 101 117 115 123 115 MB/s
Read 116
Write 122
Mixed 70
SusWrite 114
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
356GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JP2OA41A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 83 95 98 97 104 MB/s
Read 128
Write 122
Mixed 60
SusWrite 91.9
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
126% 0.9 MB/s
347GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JP2OA41A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 69 91 104 95 98 MB/s
Read 126
Write 130
Mixed 60.7
SusWrite 86.1
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.93 MB/s
119GB free
Firmware: JP2OA41A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 84 84 85 85 85 MB/s
Read 123
Write 114
Mixed 64
SusWrite 83.8
71% 96.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
307GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JP2OA41A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 77 89 99 101 106 MB/s
Read 95.2
Write 86
Mixed 54.3
SusWrite 92.8
60% 82.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
140% 0.93 MB/s
414GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JP2OA41A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 29 22 40 64 42 MB/s
Read 112
Write 118
Mixed 56.2
SusWrite 42.8
61% 82.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
126% 0.9 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,989,950 HDDs tested.

Typical HDS721050CLA660 500GB Builds (Compare 6,483 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

System: HP Compaq 8200 Elite SFF PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $109

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