Average Bench: 85.8% (47th of 1015)

Based on 560 user benchmarks.  Model: HGST HDN726050ALE610

Very good average bench

The HGST Deskstar NAS 5TB averaged just 14.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the HGST Deskstar NAS 5TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.62MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.65MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HGST Deskstar NAS 5TB is 52.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the HGST Deskstar NAS 5TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 82.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 150MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 560 samples)
Min Avg Max
90.6 Read 150 194
95.3 Write 154 198
51.8 Mixed 82.3 150
94.8 SusWrite 151 191
98.3% 134 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.74 4K Read 1.04 1.2
1.11 4K Write 2.65 4.7
0.2 4K Mixed 0.62 1
161% 1.44 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3TB free
Firmware: APGNT517
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 199 188 188 195 191 MB/s
Read 194
Write 195
Mixed 85.3
SusWrite 191
121% 166 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.7
174% 1.5 MB/s
4.5TB free
Firmware: APGNT517
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 195 190 188 188 195 MB/s
Read 179
Write 190
Mixed 85
SusWrite 186
117% 160 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 0.5
157% 1.5 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: APGNT517
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 189 181 186 185 182 MB/s
Read 166
Write 174
Mixed 82.4
SusWrite 184
111% 151 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 0.3
135% 1.47 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: APGNT517
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 178 185 178 174 179 MB/s
Read 160
Write 172
Mixed 72.9
SusWrite 178
106% 145 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.5
146% 1.3 MB/s
4.5TB free
Firmware: APGNT517
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 124 117 115 119 121 MB/s
Read 107
Write 116
Mixed 64.8
SusWrite 120
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
159% 1.03 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: APGNT517
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 114 115 111 116 118 MB/s
Read 36.6
Write 95.3
Mixed 44.6
SusWrite 113
53% 72.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.2
104% 1.2 MB/s
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Typical Deskstar NAS 5TB Builds (Compare 5,381 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 155%
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Desktop 95%
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Workstation
Workstation 178%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG CROSSHAIR VIII HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $1,946

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