Average Bench: 69.1% (128th of 1015)

Based on 11,382 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HUA723030ALA640

Above average average bench

The Hitachi HUA723030ALA640 3TB averaged 30.9% 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 0.86MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.91MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HUA723030ALA640 3TB is 39.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Hitachi HUA723030ALA640 3TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 71MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 119MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 11,382 samples)
Min Avg Max
68 Read 119 152
62 Write 123 154
45.6 Mixed 71 87.7
72.8 SusWrite 121 154
79.8% 109 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.7 4K Read 0.91 1.1
1.5 4K Write 1.97 2.3
0.7 4K Mixed 0.86 1.1
170% 1.25 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2.5TB free
Firmware: MKAONS00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 149 150 149 150 149 MB/s
Read 148
Write 154
Mixed 81.9
SusWrite 150
98% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
162% 1.2 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: MKAOAA50
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 145 145 145 146 146 MB/s
Read 141
Write 149
Mixed 74.4
SusWrite 146
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
200% 1.47 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: MKAOA800
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 140 141 140 140 140 MB/s
Read 142
Write 147
Mixed 67.7
SusWrite 140
91% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
178% 1.33 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: MKAOAA50
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 144 143 143 143 143 MB/s
Read 116
Write 120
Mixed 76.6
SusWrite 143
84% 114 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
198% 1.43 MB/s
5.5TB free
Firmware: MKAOAA10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 149 152 148 152 153 MB/s
Read 97
Write 150
Mixed 75.1
SusWrite 150
86% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
180% 1.37 MB/s
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Gaming 144%
Desktop 101%
Workstation 132%

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $132

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,030

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Excellent for storing hundreds of recent or old triple-A games or huge amount of photos, documents and many more work files. The pricing of this HDD makes this the best value high capacity HDD for storage hoarder at budget.

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