Average Bench: 114% (1st of 1015)

Based on 127 user benchmarks.  Model: HGST HUS726T4TALA6L4

Outstanding average bench

The Hitachi HUS726T4TALA6L4 4TB averaged 13.9% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Hitachi HUS726T4TALA6L4 4TB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 1.65MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 5.55MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HUS726T4TALA6L4 4TB is 47.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Hitachi HUS726T4TALA6L4 4TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 97.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 197MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 127 samples)
Min Avg Max
136 Read 197 225
141 Write 198 223
72.5 Mixed 97.2 110
144 SusWrite 200 224
126% 173 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.84 4K Read 1.51 2.16
4.1 4K Write 5.55 7.8
0.78 4K Mixed 1.65 1.9
349% 2.91 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3TB free
Firmware: VLGNW460
SusWrite @10s intervals: 218 210 217 212 217 213 MB/s
Read 207
Write 214
Mixed 99.4
SusWrite 215
134% 184 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 6.3
4K Mixed 1.9
390% 3.23 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: VLGNW460
SusWrite @10s intervals: 209 204 211 203 211 208 MB/s
Read 198
Write 196
Mixed 95.1
SusWrite 208
127% 174 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 5.8
4K Mixed 1.6
348% 2.97 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: VLGNW40H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 147 181 174 175 172 MB/s
Read 58.6
Write 136
Mixed 64.6
SusWrite 169
78% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 4
4K Mixed 1
223% 1.97 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 29,522,807 HDDs tested.

Typical HUS726T4TALA6L4 4TB Builds (Compare 761 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop 73%
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell Precision Tower 3620

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $344

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