Average Bench: 57% (226th of 1015)

Based on 7,817 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HDS721050CLA360

Average average bench

The Hitachi HDS721050CLA360 500GB averaged 43.0% 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 1.34MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDS721050CLA360 500GB is 52.9%. 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 54.2MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 94.5MB/s
ADVERTISEMENT

Average Bench

(Based on 7,817 samples)
Min Avg Max
33.1 Read 104 136
34.6 Write 100 135
21.6 Mixed 54.2 68.7
35.3 SusWrite 94.5 134
64.6% 88.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.59 0.7
0.6 4K Write 1.34 1.6
0.2 4K Mixed 0.69 0.8
127% 0.88 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
201GB free
Firmware: JP2OA50E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 129 129 129 130 130 MB/s
Read 127
Write 120
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 128
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
142% 0.97 MB/s
331GB free
Firmware: JP2OA50E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 127 127 128 127 128 MB/s
Read 124
Write 120
Mixed 63.3
SusWrite 127
79% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
75GB free
Firmware: JP2OA50E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 120 121 124 119 121 MB/s
Read 111
Write 106
Mixed 52.5
SusWrite 121
71% 97.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
131% 0.9 MB/s
399GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JP2OA50E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 75 65 97 97 96 MB/s
Read 136
Write 121
Mixed 66.5
SusWrite 80.6
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
380GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JP2OA50E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 68 60 95 86 97 MB/s
Read 139
Write 136
Mixed 63.2
SusWrite 77.8
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JP2OA50E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 62 73 79 80 82 MB/s
Read 95.3
Write 99.5
Mixed 45
SusWrite 71.3
57% 77.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JP2OA50E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 49 46 72 69 75 MB/s
Read 86
Write 17.7
Mixed 52.7
SusWrite 61.9
40% 54.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
127% 0.87 MB/s
330GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JP2O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 40 67 79 93 100 MB/s
Read 54.7
Write 71.9
Mixed 40.7
SusWrite 69.5
44% 59.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
140% 0.93 MB/s
7,817 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 23,217,360 HDDs tested.

Typical HDS721050CLA360 500GB Builds (Compare 3,376 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $371

Popular HDS721050CLA360 500GB compatible motherboards:

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) January 2020 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]

ADVERTISEMENT

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.

 Comments

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.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9600K $229Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Crucial MX500 250GB $46
Intel Core i5-9400F $155Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $160Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-9700K $370Nvidia RTX 2060 $339Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $204
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $63SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $643SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback