Average Bench: 36.9% (561st of 1015)

Based on 1,286 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HDT721025SLA380

Poor average bench

The Hitachi HDT721025SLA380 250GB averaged 63.1% 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. 4K Random Write Speed 1.47MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDT721025SLA380 250GB is 36.2%. 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 36.5MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 61MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,286 samples)
Min Avg Max
14.5 Read 67.3 88.8
12.9 Write 61.6 86.1
11.1 Mixed 36.5 46
18.8 SusWrite 61 85.9
41.5% 56.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.54 0.7
0.4 4K Write 1.47 2
0.2 4K Mixed 0.69 0.9
127% 0.9 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
232GB free
Firmware: STBOA3CC
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 83 83 83 83 80 MB/s
Read 79
Write 79.5
Mixed 43.7
SusWrite 82.2
52% 71.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
155% 1.17 MB/s
170GB free
Firmware: STBOA39A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 77 79 78 78 77 MB/s
Read 76.2
Write 73.7
Mixed 40.2
SusWrite 77.5
49% 66.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
129% 0.9 MB/s
47GB free
Firmware: STBOA31B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 66 66 65 68 69 MB/s
Read 82.5
Write 84.8
Mixed 44
SusWrite 66.8
51% 69.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
149% 1.1 MB/s
38GB free
Firmware: STBOA31B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 67 67 68 68 68 MB/s
Read 70.8
Write 64
Mixed 39.3
SusWrite 67.2
44% 60.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
128% 0.93 MB/s
141GB free (System drive)
Firmware: STBOA3CC
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 21 52 61 59 68 MB/s
Read 76.2
Write 73.3
Mixed 38
SusWrite 50.4
44% 59.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 0.97 MB/s
175GB free (System drive)
Firmware: STBOA3AA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 13 22 33 31 18 10 MB/s
Read 15.3
Write 15.5
Mixed 14.3
SusWrite 21.1
12% 16.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.2
32% 0.2 MB/s
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Typical HDT721025SLA380 250GB Builds (Compare 55,167 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
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Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $406

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