Average Bench: 54.3% (260th of 1015)

Based on 8,702 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HDS5C3020ALA632

Average average bench

The Hitachi HDS5C3020ALA632 2TB averaged 45.6% 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 0.67MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.54MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDS5C3020ALA632 2TB is 41.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Hitachi HDS5C3020ALA632 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 56.2MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 92.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,702 samples)
Min Avg Max
49.7 Read 96.8 130
51.6 Write 96.2 129
31.5 Mixed 56.2 71.2
46.5 SusWrite 92.5 129
62.7% 85.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.62 0.7
0.9 4K Write 1.54 2.1
0.5 4K Mixed 0.67 0.8
129% 0.94 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: ML6OA580
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 126 128 128 129 126 MB/s
Read 125
Write 131
Mixed 72
SusWrite 128
84% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
133% 0.93 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: ML6OA180
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 118 120 119 121 121 MB/s
Read 118
Write 119
Mixed 66
SusWrite 118
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
133% 0.93 MB/s
490GB free
Firmware: ML6O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 103 103 103 103 103 MB/s
Read 80.5
Write 78.8
Mixed 49.3
SusWrite 102
57% 77.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.97 MB/s
773GB free
Firmware: ML6OA580
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 98 72 49 64 47 MB/s
Read 73.5
Write 67.3
Mixed 44.1
SusWrite 68.5
47% 63.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
125% 0.83 MB/s
831GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ML6OA580
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 48 43 60 55 11 MB/s
Read 35.7
Write 30.8
Mixed 46.1
SusWrite 45.7
30% 39.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
119% 0.9 MB/s
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Typical HDS5C3020ALA632 2TB Builds (Compare 37,930 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 92%
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Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 95%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte X570 AORUS ELITE - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $947

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