Average Bench: 80.1% (82nd of 1015)

Based on 647 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HDS723030BLE640

Very good average bench

The Hitachi HDS723030BLE640 3TB averaged just 19.9% 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 0.53MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.98MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDS723030BLE640 3TB is 48.7%. 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 45.7MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 136MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 647 samples)
Min Avg Max
82.6 Read 142 182
84.8 Write 139 183
15.2 Mixed 45.7 152
74.2 SusWrite 136 181
83.9% 116 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.98 1.2
0.6 4K Write 1.89 2.3
0.18 4K Mixed 0.53 0.8
134% 1.13 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3TB free
Firmware: MX6OAAB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 168 173 169 173 172 MB/s
Read 184
Write 176
Mixed 29.1
SusWrite 172
101% 140 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.5
144% 1.3 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: MX6OAAB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 181 181 182 183 183 MB/s
Read 171
Write 164
Mixed 34.2
SusWrite 182
100% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.5
124% 1.1 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: MX6OAAB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 130 143 142 150 156 MB/s
Read 191
Write 106
Mixed 23.2
SusWrite 140
83% 115 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.5
138% 1.2 MB/s
208GB free
Firmware: MX6OAAB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 99 99 98 98 99 MB/s
Read 118
Write 122
Mixed 21.2
SusWrite 98.6
65% 89.8 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.6
147% 1.23 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,384,994 HDDs tested.

Typical HDS723030BLE640 3TB Builds (Compare 584 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asrock Z75 Pro3 - $105

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $660

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