Average Bench: 54.9% (250th of 1015)

Based on 5,152 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HDS5C3020ALA632

Average average bench

The Hitachi HDS5C3020ALA632 2TB averaged 45.0% 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 1.57MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDS5C3020ALA632 2TB is 43.4%. 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 54.9MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 94.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,152 samples)
Min Avg Max
49.9 Read 97.2 132
53.5 Write 96.9 133
27.6 Mixed 54.9 71.7
48.1 SusWrite 94.2 129
62.9% 85.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.62 0.7
1.03 4K Write 1.57 2
0.4 4K Mixed 0.67 0.8
130% 0.95 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3.5TB free
Firmware: ML6OAA10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 254 255 255 255 256 MB/s
Read 246
Write 233
Mixed 117
SusWrite 244
153% 210 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 1.2
252% 2.17 MB/s
895GB free
Firmware: ML6OAA10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 99 98 99 100 100 MB/s
Read 110
Write 104
Mixed 58.8
SusWrite 99.1
68% 93.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
140% 1.1 MB/s
410GB free
Firmware: ML6O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 90 91 91 91 92 MB/s
Read 83.8
Write 81
Mixed 46.5
SusWrite 90.8
55% 75.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.4
86% 0.67 MB/s
328GB free
Firmware: ML6OAA10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 90 83 88 72 93 MB/s
Read 88.5
Write 84.8
Mixed 54
SusWrite 84.1
57% 77.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.6
124% 1.03 MB/s
438GB free
Firmware: ML6OAA10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 61 65 62 60 64 MB/s
Read 72.3
Write 71
Mixed 44.2
SusWrite 61.2
46% 62.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
119% 0.93 MB/s
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Desktop 56%
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Workstation
Workstation 22%
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EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $516

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