Average Bench: 60% (190th of 1010)

Based on 268 user benchmarks.  Model: HGST HTS721010A9

Average average bench

The Hitachi HTS721010A9 1TB averaged 40.0% 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 0.28MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.37MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HTS721010A9 1TB is 35.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Hitachi HTS721010A9 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 80.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.56MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 268 samples)
Min Avg Max
66.5 Read 105 137
65.8 Write 103 134
21.3 Mixed 80.5 123
30.9 SusWrite 100 132
71.9% 97.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.56 0.76
0.5 4K Write 1.37 1.8
0.13 4K Mixed 0.28 0.6
80% 0.74 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
635GB free
Firmware: A3B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 119 121 121 121 123 MB/s
Read 131
Write 107
Mixed 22.3
SusWrite 121
69% 95.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
132% 1.03 MB/s
577GB free
Firmware: A3J0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 114 116 115 115 117 MB/s
Read 118
Write 115
Mixed 29
SusWrite 115
68% 94.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
129% 1.03 MB/s
474GB free (System drive)
Firmware: A3J0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 104 108 116 120 125 MB/s
Read 115
Write 122
Mixed 29
SusWrite 115
69% 95.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.3
68% 0.47 MB/s
89GB free (System drive)
Firmware: A3B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 100 106 105 105 104 MB/s
Read 107
Write 113
Mixed 29.9
SusWrite 103
64% 88.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.5
118% 1 MB/s
198GB free
Firmware: A3J0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 94 94 88 94 93 MB/s
Read 82.2
Write 83.2
Mixed 28.5
SusWrite 93
52% 71.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.5
105% 0.8 MB/s
471GB free
Firmware: JB0O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 36 30 38 35 32 MB/s
Read 130
Write 61
Mixed 37.3
SusWrite 35.3
48% 65.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
149% 1.13 MB/s
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: A3B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 11 11 33 48 54 MB/s
Read 50.3
Write 73
Mixed 25.5
SusWrite 31.9
33% 45.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.4
84% 0.63 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,714,779 HDDs tested.

Typical HTS721010A9 1TB Builds (Compare 1,858 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI MS-1763

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $400

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