Average Bench: 79.6% (81st of 1015)

Based on 546 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HDS723030BLE640

Good average bench

The Hitachi HDS723030BLE640 3TB averaged 20.3% 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 0.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.9MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDS723030BLE640 3TB is 50.4%. 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 73.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 136MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 546 samples)
Min Avg Max
83.4 Read 142 184
85 Write 136 183
14 Mixed 73.2 161
72.8 SusWrite 137 182
89.3% 122 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.44 4K Read 0.9 1.2
0.6 4K Write 1.79 2.3
0.15 4K Mixed 0.4 0.8
115% 1.03 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX6OAAB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 175 174 174 175 178 MB/s
Read 162
Write 145
Mixed 46.5
SusWrite 175
96% 132 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.5
137% 1.17 MB/s
963GB free
Firmware: MX6OAAB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 156 159 160 157 158 MB/s
Read 140
Write 151
Mixed 21.3
SusWrite 157
84% 117 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.5
140% 1.23 MB/s
221GB free
Firmware: MX6OAAB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 99 100 102 105 105 MB/s
Read 108
Write 96.7
Mixed 31
SusWrite 102
61% 84.4 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.4
97% 0.67 MB/s
393GB free
Firmware: MX6OAAB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 100 101 101 102 101 MB/s
Read 95.2
Write 102
Mixed 35.8
SusWrite 101
61% 83.4 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
170% 1.27 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 23,065,441 HDDs tested.

Typical HDS723030BLE640 3TB Builds (Compare 17,169 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 50%
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Extreme4 - $183

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $866

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