Average Bench: 57.4% (223rd of 1015)

Based on 7,482 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HDS721050CLA360

Average average bench

The Hitachi HDS721050CLA360 500GB averaged 42.6% 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 Write Speed 1.35MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDS721050CLA360 500GB is 49.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Hitachi HDS721050CLA360 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 54.3MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 95.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,482 samples)
Min Avg Max
42.7 Read 105 137
38.7 Write 101 136
24.6 Mixed 54.3 68.2
38.7 SusWrite 95.2 136
65% 88.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.6 0.7
0.7 4K Write 1.35 1.6
0.3 4K Mixed 0.71 0.8
129% 0.89 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
86GB free
Firmware: JP2OA50E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 139 136 137 136 140 MB/s
Read 127
Write 130
Mixed 66
SusWrite 137
84% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
316GB free
Firmware: JP2OA50E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 129 130 130 132 134 MB/s
Read 114
Write 125
Mixed 65.5
SusWrite 131
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
134% 0.87 MB/s
427GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JP2OA50E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 71 115 125 126 120 MB/s
Read 133
Write 138
Mixed 68.2
SusWrite 107
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
131% 0.9 MB/s
226GB free
Firmware: JP2OA50E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 115 118 118 118 118 MB/s
Read 120
Write 118
Mixed 57.4
SusWrite 118
76% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 0.97 MB/s
226GB free
Firmware: JP2OA50E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 118 118 118 118 118 MB/s
Read 113
Write 117
Mixed 53.8
SusWrite 117
73% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 0.97 MB/s
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JP2OA50E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 62 56 70 84 82 MB/s
Read 93.3
Write 94
Mixed 49.3
SusWrite 68.3
56% 76.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
116% 0.83 MB/s
166GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JP2OA50E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 12 40 16 61 69 73 MB/s
Read 63.6
Write 93.8
Mixed 47.1
SusWrite 45
46% 62.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.9 MB/s
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Typical HDS721050CLA360 500GB Builds (Compare 3,174 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

Motherboard: MSI H61M-P20 (G3) (MS-7788) - $250

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $368

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