Average Bench: 71.4% (124th of 1015)

Based on 3,741 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HUA723030ALA640

Good average bench

The Hitachi HUA723030ALA640 3TB averaged 28.5% 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 0.85MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.9MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HUA723030ALA640 3TB is 42.5%. 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 71.8MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 123MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 3,741 samples)
Min Avg Max
73.3 Read 126 156
72.2 Write 125 155
47.6 Mixed 71.8 90.7
70.8 SusWrite 123 154
81.8% 111 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 0.9 1.1
1.47 4K Write 1.98 2.3
0.6 4K Mixed 0.85 1.1
168% 1.24 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3TB free
Firmware: MKAOA800
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 151 151 151 151 151 MB/s
Read 153
Write 151
Mixed 86.2
SusWrite 151
99% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
178% 1.33 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: MKAOA800
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 146 145 146 145 146 MB/s
Read 147
Write 143
Mixed 72.5
SusWrite 141
92% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
178% 1.33 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: MKAOAA10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 105 108 108 108 108 MB/s
Read 97
Write 98.5
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 108
67% 90.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
159% 1.2 MB/s
2.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: MKAOA5C0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 111 120 125 104 119 MB/s
Read 77.9
Write 80.5
Mixed 64.9
SusWrite 115
62% 84.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
141% 1.03 MB/s
379GB free
Firmware: MKAOAA10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 80 80 82 81 81 MB/s
Read 68.3
Write 68.5
Mixed 44.3
SusWrite 80.3
48% 65.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
154% 1.1 MB/s
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Gaming 62%
Desktop 110%
Workstation 97%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte X470 AORUS ULTRA GAMING - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $614

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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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