Average Bench: 86.5% (47th of 1010)

Based on 228 user benchmarks.  Model: HGST HDN726050ALE610

Very good average bench

The HGST Deskstar NAS 5TB averaged just 13.5% 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 0.52MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HGST Deskstar NAS 5TB is 47.7%. 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 123MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 145MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 228 samples)
Min Avg Max
101 Read 158 193
92.3 Write 145 188
63.7 Mixed 123 164
87 SusWrite 151 190
107% 144 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.64 4K Read 0.98 1.2
1.2 4K Write 2.2 4.32
0.24 4K Mixed 0.52 0.86
139% 1.23 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
4TB free
Firmware: APGNT517
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 186 189 188 187 190 MB/s
Read 192
Write 188
Mixed 83.5
SusWrite 188
119% 163 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 0.5
164% 1.67 MB/s
4.5TB free
Firmware: APGNT517
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 187 188 179 190 190 MB/s
Read 192
Write 187
Mixed 86
SusWrite 187
119% 163 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 0.4
172% 1.97 MB/s
4.5TB free
Firmware: APGNT517
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 188 188 178 190 190 MB/s
Read 186
Write 192
Mixed 84.7
SusWrite 187
118% 162 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 4.6
4K Mixed 0.2
153% 1.97 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: APGNT517
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 146 161 161 156 145 MB/s
Read 163
Write 151
Mixed 75.5
SusWrite 154
99% 136 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 0.4
150% 1.53 MB/s
975GB free
Firmware: APGN
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 131 132 124 129 132 MB/s
Read 180
Write 184
Mixed 82.3
SusWrite 130
105% 144 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 0.7
214% 2.23 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: APGNT517
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 150 129 153 146 149 MB/s
Read 151
Write 169
Mixed 80.7
SusWrite 146
100% 137 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 4.7
4K Mixed 0.7
215% 2.2 MB/s
933GB free
Firmware: APGNT517
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 110 110 104 111 111 MB/s
Read 135
Write 136
Mixed 66
SusWrite 110
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 4.5
4K Mixed 0.3
162% 1.97 MB/s
774GB free
Firmware: APGNT517
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 37 46 44 45 44 MB/s
Read 134
Write 125
Mixed 62.8
SusWrite 44.1
67% 91.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
159% 1.03 MB/s
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Typical Deskstar NAS 5TB Builds (Compare 1,983 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus P8P67 PRO - $230

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $772

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