Average Bench: 85% (50th of 1015)

Based on 149 user benchmarks.  Model: HUS724040ALA640

Very good average bench

The Hitachi HUS724040ALA640 4TB averaged just 14.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Hitachi HUS724040ALA640 4TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.76MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.09MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HUS724040ALA640 4TB is 43.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Hitachi HUS724040ALA640 4TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 31.7MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 148MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 149 samples)
Min Avg Max
83 Read 149 172
67.3 Write 148 174
18.9 Mixed 31.7 52.3
61.8 SusWrite 148 173
86% 119 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.9 4K Read 1.09 1.2
0.95 4K Write 2.3 2.6
0.65 4K Mixed 0.76 0.8
173% 1.38 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2.5TB free
Firmware: MFAOAA50
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 151 167 167 164 168 MB/s
Read 159
Write 164
Mixed 39.3
SusWrite 163
95% 131 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.8
183% 1.47 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: MFAOAA50
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 136 136 137 137 137 MB/s
Read 158
Write 153
Mixed 24.7
SusWrite 136
85% 118 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.7
170% 1.43 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: MFAOAA50
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 137 137 137 137 137 MB/s
Read 157
Write 152
Mixed 39.4
SusWrite 136
88% 121 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.8
187% 1.53 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: MFAOAA50
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 130 136 136 137 137 MB/s
Read 156
Write 161
Mixed 31.9
SusWrite 133
87% 120 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.8
183% 1.47 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: MFAOAA50
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 128 131 137 137 134 MB/s
Read 150
Write 164
Mixed 28.8
SusWrite 132
86% 119 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.5
154% 1.43 MB/s
409GB free
Firmware: MFAOAA50
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 133 133 134 134 133 MB/s
Read 136
Write 149
Mixed 18.6
SusWrite 133
78% 109 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.8
175% 1.4 MB/s
884GB free
Firmware: MFAOAA50
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 119 119 121 121 122 MB/s
Read 112
Write 118
Mixed 31.8
SusWrite 121
69% 95.5 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
159% 1.23 MB/s
884GB free
Firmware: MFAOAA50
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 121 121 121 121 122 MB/s
Read 109
Write 112
Mixed 30.2
SusWrite 121
67% 92.9 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
158% 1.27 MB/s
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Typical HUS724040ALA640 4TB Builds (Compare 1,531 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 90%
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Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asrock X470 Gaming K4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $871

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