Average Bench: 79.9% (82nd of 1015)

Based on 476 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HDS723030BLE640

Good average bench

The Hitachi HDS723030BLE640 3TB averaged 20.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Hitachi HDS723030BLE640 3TB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.32MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.86MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDS723030BLE640 3TB is 49.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Hitachi HDS723030BLE640 3TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 90MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 135MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 476 samples)
Min Avg Max
87.7 Read 143 184
87.2 Write 136 180
13.5 Mixed 90 164
66.7 SusWrite 135 180
92.7% 126 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.45 4K Read 0.86 1.13
0.6 4K Write 1.75 2.26
0.15 4K Mixed 0.32 0.7
104% 0.98 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2.5TB free
Firmware: MX6OAAB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 160 164 161 161 163 MB/s
Read 178
Write 180
Mixed 30
SusWrite 163
99% 138 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.4
131% 1.23 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: MX6OAAB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 137 137 138 139 138 MB/s
Read 139
Write 126
Mixed 20
SusWrite 137
76% 106 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.7
160% 1.3 MB/s
612GB free
Firmware: MX6OAAB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 102 110 111 111 109 MB/s
Read 134
Write 130
Mixed 17.8
SusWrite 108
70% 97.6 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.6
151% 1.3 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,817,037 HDDs tested.

Typical HDS723030BLE640 3TB Builds (Compare 13,800 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 60%
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Extreme4 - $152

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $825

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