Average Bench: 66.9% (149th of 1014)

Based on 6,872 user benchmarks.  Models: Hitachi HUA723020ALA640, Hitachi HUA72302

Above average average bench

The Hitachi HUA723020ALA640 2TB averaged 33.0% 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 0.81MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.94MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HUA723020ALA640 2TB is 42.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Hitachi HUA723020ALA640 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 67.9MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 114MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,872 samples)
Min Avg Max
68 Read 119 148
54.5 Write 118 149
42.8 Mixed 67.9 82.8
44.5 SusWrite 114 147
76.9% 105 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.58 4K Read 0.86 1
1.3 4K Write 1.94 2.3
0.6 4K Mixed 0.81 1
162% 1.2 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: MK7OAA10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 149 148 149 148 149 MB/s
Read 144
Write 149
Mixed 75.8
SusWrite 148
95% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
178% 1.33 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: MK7ONS01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 140 141 140 140 141 MB/s
Read 135
Write 134
Mixed 73.3
SusWrite 140
88% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
178% 1.33 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: MK7ONS01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 141 140 140 139 138 MB/s
Read 136
Write 133
Mixed 79.3
SusWrite 139
89% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
160% 1.17 MB/s
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: MK7OAA10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 138 134 138 138 141 MB/s
Read 136
Write 141
Mixed 75
SusWrite 138
90% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
176% 1.3 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: MK7ONS01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 93 100 106 102 100 MB/s
Read 119
Write 122
Mixed 65.5
SusWrite 97.6
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
184% 1.4 MB/s
704GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MK7OAA50
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 85 100 105 103 105 MB/s
Read 113
Write 112
Mixed 71.7
SusWrite 95.2
72% 97.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1.1
207% 1.43 MB/s
519GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MK7ONS01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 80 71 97 88 95 MB/s
Read 102
Write 130
Mixed 70.1
SusWrite 83
71% 96.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
159% 1.2 MB/s
2GB free
Firmware: MK7OA5C0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 16 16 18 19 20 19 MB/s
Read 12.8
Write 16.8
Mixed 12.9
SusWrite 18
11% 15.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
124% 0.87 MB/s
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