Average Bench: 68.6% (139th of 1015)

Based on 2,509 user benchmarks.  Models: Hitachi HUA723020ALA640, Hitachi HUA72302

Above average average bench

The Hitachi HUA723020ALA640 2TB averaged 31.4% 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 Read Speed 0.87MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HUA723020ALA640 2TB is 41.7%. 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 68.5MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 117MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,509 samples)
Min Avg Max
70.7 Read 122 150
61.6 Write 121 150
43.8 Mixed 68.5 83
60.6 SusWrite 117 148
78.5% 107 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.58 4K Read 0.87 1
1 4K Write 1.91 2.3
0.5 4K Mixed 0.81 0.9
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: MK7ONS01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 151 151 153 151 152 MB/s
Read 159
Write 154
Mixed 94
SusWrite 152
103% 140 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
182% 1.37 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: MK7OAA10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 144 142 144 143 143 MB/s
Read 142
Write 136
Mixed 75.5
SusWrite 143
91% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
167% 1.3 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: MK7ONS00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 128 136 137 134 138 MB/s
Read 151
Write 143
Mixed 82.9
SusWrite 132
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
171% 1.33 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: MK7ONS01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 141 142 141 144 145 MB/s
Read 135
Write 134
Mixed 72
SusWrite 143
89% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
178% 1.33 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: MK7OAA10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 123 113 131 131 132 MB/s
Read 142
Write 136
Mixed 79.7
SusWrite 125
89% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
174% 1.27 MB/s
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 Prices

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Typical HUA723020ALA640 2TB Builds (Compare 2,316 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Desktop 55%
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Workstation
Workstation 68%
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System: HP Z820 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 23% - Poor Total price: $107

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