Average Bench: 54.2% (261st of 1015)

Based on 7,191 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HDS5C3020ALA632

Average average bench

The Hitachi HDS5C3020ALA632 2TB averaged 45.8% 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 0.68MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.55MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDS5C3020ALA632 2TB is 40.5%. 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 54.9MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 92.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,191 samples)
Min Avg Max
55.4 Read 95.8 133
54.5 Write 94.6 133
37.4 Mixed 54.9 70.7
48.9 SusWrite 92.9 130
62% 84.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.64 0.7
1.16 4K Write 1.55 2
0.5 4K Mixed 0.68 0.8
131% 0.95 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
835GB free
Firmware: ML6OA6U0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 127 126 127 128 128 MB/s
Read 122
Write 122
Mixed 67.1
SusWrite 126
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
142% 1.1 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: ML6OA800
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 127 128 127 126 127 MB/s
Read 118
Write 122
Mixed 65
SusWrite 127
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
146% 1.17 MB/s
947GB free
Firmware: ML6OA5C0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 111 113 108 114 114 MB/s
Read 119
Write 95.2
Mixed 58.4
SusWrite 112
70% 96 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
962GB free
Firmware: ML6OA580
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 101 103 107 105 101 MB/s
Read 109
Write 117
Mixed 58.7
SusWrite 103
71% 97 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
518GB free
Firmware: ML6OAA10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 76 76 80 80 77 MB/s
Read 122
Write 127
Mixed 73.3
SusWrite 77.8
74% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
142% 1.13 MB/s
836GB free
Firmware: ML6OA580
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 98 98 101 100 100 MB/s
Read 95.7
Write 95.9
Mixed 58.6
SusWrite 99.3
64% 87.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
133% 0.93 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: ML6OA580
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 82 85 83 82 83 MB/s
Read 58.3
Write 54.5
Mixed 36.2
SusWrite 82.9
42% 58 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
125% 0.83 MB/s
144GB free
Firmware: ML6O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 64 64 64 69 64 MB/s
Read 70.2
Write 48.3
Mixed 41.3
SusWrite 64.7
41% 56.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.93 MB/s
410GB free
Firmware: ML6OA580
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 69 68 72 70 70 MB/s
Read 63.5
Write 66
Mixed 39.8
SusWrite 69.4
44% 59.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 0.97 MB/s
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Typical HDS5C3020ALA632 2TB Builds (Compare 36,772 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Desktop 94%
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Workstation
Workstation 112%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $189

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,130

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