Average Bench: 36.3% (570th of 1015)

Based on 5,762 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HDS721032CLA362

Poor average bench

The Hitachi HDS721032CLA362 320GB averaged 63.6% 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 0.71MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.57MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDS721032CLA362 320GB is 38.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Hitachi HDS721032CLA362 320GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 37.3MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 60.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,762 samples)
Min Avg Max
14.4 Read 65.8 96.6
20 Write 64.7 95
15.2 Mixed 37.3 52.8
20.8 SusWrite 60.6 91.5
41.9% 57.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.57 0.7
0.4 4K Write 1.15 1.4
0.2 4K Mixed 0.71 0.9
123% 0.81 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
207GB free
Firmware: JPFOA3GH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 84 84 84 84 83 MB/s
Read 79.3
Write 77.8
Mixed 46.8
SusWrite 83.1
53% 71.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
140% 0.9 MB/s
70GB free
Firmware: JPFOA39C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 75 77 77 76 77 MB/s
Read 66
Write 63.7
Mixed 32
SusWrite 76.2
43% 59.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
134% 0.83 MB/s
70GB free
Firmware: JPFOA3EA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 79 79 80 80 81 MB/s
Read 51.9
Write 49.9
Mixed 31.2
SusWrite 79.3
39% 53.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.9 MB/s
83GB free
Firmware: JPFOA39C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 62 62 62 62 62 MB/s
Read 69
Write 81
Mixed 43
SusWrite 61.3
47% 63.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.9
147% 0.9 MB/s
226GB free
Firmware: JPFOA3GH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 53 53 54 54 55 MB/s
Read 50.7
Write 46.9
Mixed 37.5
SusWrite 54
35% 47.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
127% 0.87 MB/s
256GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JPFOA3EA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 22 23 26 23 26 27 MB/s
Read 80
Write 29.2
Mixed 28.1
SusWrite 24.3
30% 40.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.6
109% 0.67 MB/s
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JPFOA39C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 35 30 23 31 35 MB/s
Read 47.8
Write 45.8
Mixed 28.7
SusWrite 31.1
28% 38.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
125% 0.83 MB/s
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JPFOA3EA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 38 32 40 43 42 MB/s
Read 33.2
Write 14.8
Mixed 27
SusWrite 36.9
21% 28 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.2
30% 0.17 MB/s
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