Average Bench: 37.4% (554th of 1015)

Based on 1,609 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HDT721025SLA380

Poor average bench

The Hitachi HDT721025SLA380 250GB averaged 62.6% 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 0.72MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.48MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDT721025SLA380 250GB is 36.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Hitachi HDT721025SLA380 250GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 37.3MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 61.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,609 samples)
Min Avg Max
14.1 Read 68 89.1
15.8 Write 62.2 85.6
15.4 Mixed 37.3 46
20 SusWrite 61.9 87
42.1% 57.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.56 0.7
0.5 4K Write 1.48 2
0.2 4K Mixed 0.72 0.9
131% 0.92 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
158GB free
Firmware: STBOA3AA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 87 88 88 88 88 MB/s
Read 87.2
Write 82.2
Mixed 46
SusWrite 87.6
56% 75.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
162% 1.13 MB/s
233GB free
Firmware: STBOA31B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 85 86 85 86 86 MB/s
Read 84
Write 83
Mixed 43.5
SusWrite 85.6
54% 74 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
147% 1.07 MB/s
133GB free
Firmware: STBOA3AA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 76 79 80 80 80 MB/s
Read 79.8
Write 74.9
Mixed 42.5
SusWrite 78.4
50% 68.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
158% 1.1 MB/s
61GB free
Firmware: STBOA3AA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 65 67 67 67 67 MB/s
Read 65.4
Write 59.7
Mixed 37.2
SusWrite 65.8
42% 57 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 1 MB/s
61GB free
Firmware: STBOA3AA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 67 67 66 67 67 MB/s
Read 63.8
Write 65.8
Mixed 39
SusWrite 66.4
43% 58.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
155% 1.03 MB/s
71GB free
Firmware: STBOA31B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 61 62 63 63 63 MB/s
Read 64.9
Write 75.7
Mixed 42.2
SusWrite 62.3
45% 61.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
145% 1.07 MB/s
58GB free
Firmware: STBOA3AA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 50 54 57 57 56 57 MB/s
Read 64.8
Write 59.9
Mixed 36.8
SusWrite 55
40% 54.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
110% 0.77 MB/s
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Gaming 5%
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Desktop 64%
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Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H81M-S2PH

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $211

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