Average Bench: 30.6% (716th of 1015)

Based on 3,116 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HDS721616PLA380

Poor average bench

The Hitachi HDS721616PLA380 165GB averaged 69.4% 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 0.72MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.53MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDS721616PLA380 165GB is 24.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Hitachi HDS721616PLA380 165GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 34.1MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 49.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,116 samples)
Min Avg Max
21.5 Read 56.6 72.5
21.5 Write 52.5 67
17.1 Mixed 34.1 43.5
18.5 SusWrite 49.7 67
35.5% 48.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.59 0.7
0.7 4K Write 1.53 1.8
0.39 4K Mixed 0.72 0.8
133% 0.95 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
112GB free
Firmware: P22O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 55 54 54 55 54 MB/s
Read 62.5
Write 53.5
Mixed 39.5
SusWrite 54.4
39% 52.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
147% 1.07 MB/s
60GB free
Firmware: P22OA70A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 56 57 57 57 58 MB/s
Read 59.3
Write 50.6
Mixed 38.9
SusWrite 56.7
38% 51.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
140% 0.93 MB/s
131GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P22OA70A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 35 46 44 38 39 31 MB/s
Read 66.5
Write 54.3
Mixed 37.5
SusWrite 38.7
36% 49.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
129% 0.9 MB/s
7GB free
Firmware: P22O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 40 41 41 41 40 MB/s
Read 40.6
Write 41
Mixed 25.3
SusWrite 40.6
27% 36.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 0.97 MB/s
38GB free
Firmware: P22OAB3A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 43 42 43 43 44 MB/s
Read 32
Write 33.4
Mixed 23.2
SusWrite 43.2
24% 33 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.93 MB/s
9GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P22OAB3A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 20 9 3.7 8.2 39 49 MB/s
Read 44.8
Write 33.8
Mixed 36.6
SusWrite 21.5
26% 34.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.3
61% 0.47 MB/s
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Typical HDS721616PLA380 165GB Builds (Compare 21,493 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 65%
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Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $325

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