Average Bench: 62.9% (179th of 1015)

Based on 23 user benchmarks.  Model: HDS722020ALA330

Above average average bench

The Hitachi HDS722020ALA330 2TB averaged 37.1% 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 0.61MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.7MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDS722020ALA330 2TB is 23.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Hitachi HDS722020ALA330 2TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 82.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.29MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 23 samples)
Min Avg Max
90.3 Read 113 127
46.4 Write 107 126
53.8 Mixed 82.6 119
40.2 SusWrite 109 125
75.9% 103 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.7 0.8
0.39 4K Write 1.29 1.5
0.27 4K Mixed 0.61 0.9
121% 0.87 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: A31E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 125 126 126 125 125 MB/s
Read 126
Write 126
Mixed 63.8
SusWrite 125
81% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
161% 1.07 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: A31E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 118 117 117 118 117 MB/s
Read 110
Write 118
Mixed 63.7
SusWrite 118
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
159% 1.03 MB/s
480GB free
Firmware: JKAO
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 115 114 116 116 115 MB/s
Read 109
Write 102
Mixed 66.3
SusWrite 115
72% 98 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 0.97 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: A31H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 111 108 109 113 112 MB/s
Read 112
Write 105
Mixed 63.8
SusWrite 110
72% 97.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: A31E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 0 0 0 50 94 98 MB/s
Read 106
Write 46.4
Mixed 53.8
SusWrite 40.2
46% 61.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.03 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,990,628 HDDs tested.

Typical HDS722020ALA330 2TB Builds (Compare 2,638 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

System: HP Z820 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 27% - Poor Total price: $89

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