Average Bench: 38.4% (538th of 1015)

Based on 1,179 user benchmarks.  Model: HUA721010KLA330

Poor average bench

The Hitachi HUA721010KLA330 1TB averaged 61.6% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.82MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.8MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HUA721010KLA330 1TB is 24.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Hitachi HUA721010KLA330 1TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 42.9MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 64.2MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,179 samples)
Min Avg Max
30.8 Read 69.1 82.4
30.7 Write 68.7 85.1
23 Mixed 42.9 49.5
29.8 SusWrite 64.2 82.5
45.1% 61.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.8 0.9
0.6 4K Write 1.61 1.9
0.46 4K Mixed 0.82 1
154% 1.08 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
931GB free
Firmware: GKAOAB8A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 83 83 83 83 83 MB/s
Read 80.3
Write 85.6
Mixed 43.7
SusWrite 82.6
54% 73 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 1
180% 1.2 MB/s
924GB free
Firmware: GKAOA94A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 83 82 83 83 83 MB/s
Read 79.7
Write 84.2
Mixed 47.8
SusWrite 82.5
54% 73.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 1
180% 1.2 MB/s
837GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GKAOAB5A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 63 67 72 74 74 MB/s
Read 69.5
Write 62.3
Mixed 37.1
SusWrite 69.2
44% 59.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
165% 1.13 MB/s
88GB free
Firmware: GKAOA94A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 52 52 53 53 53 MB/s
Read 39.5
Write 46.5
Mixed 31.2
SusWrite 52.6
31% 42.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
154% 1.1 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

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Typical HUA721010KLA330 1TB Builds (Compare 12,853 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop 46%
Workstation 18%

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 790

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $112

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