Average Bench: 46.6% (367th of 1015)

Based on 3,064 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HDT721064SLA360

Below average average bench

The Hitachi HDT721064SLA360 640GB averaged 53.3% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.64MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDT721064SLA360 640GB is 32.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Hitachi HDT721064SLA360 640GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 43.7MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 79.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,064 samples)
Min Avg Max
38.1 Read 82.9 105
30.7 Write 80.2 103
22.3 Mixed 43.7 55.7
37.4 SusWrite 79.3 104
52.4% 71.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.37 4K Read 0.63 0.8
0.6 4K Write 1.64 2.1
0.4 4K Mixed 0.8 1
146% 1.03 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
596GB free
Firmware: STDOA38E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 105 102 105 106 106 MB/s
Read 104
Write 106
Mixed 54.2
SusWrite 105
68% 92.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
181% 1.3 MB/s
453GB free
Firmware: STDOA31B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 99 100 100 100 98 MB/s
Read 94.5
Write 96.2
Mixed 48.7
SusWrite 99.4
62% 84.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1
174% 1.17 MB/s
94GB free
Firmware: STDOA31B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 59 59 59 59 59 MB/s
Read 95.3
Write 95.2
Mixed 47.7
SusWrite 58.8
54% 74.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
161% 1.1 MB/s
29GB free
Firmware: STDOA39D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 65 67 66 72 69 MB/s
Read 57.3
Write 61
Mixed 36.7
SusWrite 67.3
41% 55.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
132% 0.83 MB/s
206GB free (System drive)
Firmware: STDOA31B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 32 34 37 42 49 51 MB/s
Read 75
Write 36.8
Mixed 45.4
SusWrite 40.8
37% 49.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: STDOA38E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 43 32 40 40 39 MB/s
Read 59.5
Write 54.9
Mixed 32.5
SusWrite 39.7
34% 46.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
130% 0.8 MB/s
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AmazonUS $13514 days
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Typical HDT721064SLA360 640GB Builds (Compare 61 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 3%
Tree trunk

System: Packard ixtreme M5741

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $126

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