Average Bench: 32.5% (665th of 1015)

Based on 407 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HTS723216L9A360

Poor average bench

The Hitachi HTS723216L9A360 160GB averaged 67.4% 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 0.42MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.46MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HTS723216L9A360 160GB is 30.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Hitachi HTS723216L9A360 160GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 36.6MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 46.1MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 407 samples)
Min Avg Max
19.4 Read 58.4 77.9
15.9 Write 56.5 76.6
9.5 Mixed 36.6 68.4
11.6 SusWrite 46.1 75.8
36.4% 49.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.46 0.64
0.3 4K Write 0.91 1.18
0.11 4K Mixed 0.42 0.8
82.9% 0.6 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
149GB free
Firmware: FC2OC60D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 73 74 74 74 71 MB/s
Read 72.8
Write 74
Mixed 41
SusWrite 72.5
48% 65.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
137% 0.83 MB/s
125GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FC2OC35F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 22 34 7.6 12 53 55 MB/s
Read 76.2
Write 70.1
Mixed 39.1
SusWrite 30.7
40% 54 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.8
131% 0.77 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,734,915 HDDs tested.


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Typical HTS723216L9A360 160GB Builds (Compare 181 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 11%
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Desktop 28%
Workstation 17%

System: HP Compaq dc7900 Ultra-Slim Desktop

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $34

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