Average Bench: 77.8% (95th of 1015)

Based on 544 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HUS724040ALE640

Good average bench

The Hitachi HUS724040ALE640 4TB averaged 22.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Hitachi HUS724040ALE640 4TB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.73MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HUS724040ALE640 4TB is 45.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Hitachi HUS724040ALE640 4TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 72.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 135MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 544 samples)
Min Avg Max
80 Read 135 165
84.4 Write 136 164
47.5 Mixed 72.3 92.2
81.8 SusWrite 136 162
87.8% 120 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 0.87 1
1.16 4K Write 2.2 2.5
0.5 4K Mixed 0.73 0.8
158% 1.27 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
20GB free
Firmware: MJAOA3B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 162 162 162 163 163 MB/s
Read 165
Write 159
Mixed 94
SusWrite 162
106% 145 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.8
177% 1.43 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: MJAONS04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 157 156 157 158 158 MB/s
Read 157
Write 155
Mixed 84.9
SusWrite 157
102% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.8
171% 1.37 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: MJAOA3B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 151 152 151 149 151 MB/s
Read 150
Write 142
Mixed 65
SusWrite 151
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.8
173% 1.4 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: MJAONS04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 145 147 149 149 148 MB/s
Read 150
Write 156
Mixed 79
SusWrite 147
97% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.8
167% 1.33 MB/s
544 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,461,134 HDDs tested.

Typical HUS724040ALE640 4TB Builds (Compare 4,547 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 16%
Desktop 48%
Workstation 49%

System: HP Z600 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 21% - Poor Total price: $55

Popular HUS724040ALE640 4TB systems:

How Fast Is Your HDD? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchMark.
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
  • - Explore your best upgrade options with a virtual PC build.
  • - Compare your in-game FPS to other users with your hardware.
  • - Share your opinion by voting.
Hard Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) October 2019 HDD Rankings.

We calculate effective speed which measures performance for typical consumers. Effective speed is adjusted by current cost per GB to yield value for money. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top HDDs. [HDrivePro]


Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.


1015 Drives (Compared) Thousands of user benchmarks compiled into one comparison list.

See how consistently different HDDs perform with varying real world conditions. The charts also illustrate overall performance, popularity and rank.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
Intel Core i5-9400F $140Nvidia GTX 1660 $220Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $55
Intel Core i5-9600K $225Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $275Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $107
Intel Core i7-9700K $288Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super) $430Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $200
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $65SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $37G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $603SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $83Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $70SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $14
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback