Average Bench: 68.9% (139th of 1015)

Based on 2,264 user benchmarks.  Models: Hitachi HUA723020ALA640, Hitachi HUA72302

Above average average bench

The Hitachi HUA723020ALA640 2TB averaged 31.1% 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 0.82MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.87MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HUA723020ALA640 2TB is 42.4%. 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 67.8MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 118MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,264 samples)
Min Avg Max
69.4 Read 121 150
72.2 Write 121 151
42.2 Mixed 67.8 82
73.2 SusWrite 118 148
78.6% 107 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 0.87 1
1.4 4K Write 1.96 2.3
0.6 4K Mixed 0.82 0.95
164% 1.22 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: MK7OHPG3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 136 135 137 135 137 MB/s
Read 136
Write 142
Mixed 79
SusWrite 136
90% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
176% 1.3 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: MK7OHPG3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 134 136 136 137 136 MB/s
Read 135
Write 128
Mixed 79.4
SusWrite 136
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
182% 1.37 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: MK7OAA10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 142 143 142 145 141 MB/s
Read 127
Write 126
Mixed 66
SusWrite 143
84% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
178% 1.33 MB/s
954GB free
Firmware: MK7OA5C0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 134 134 137 135 136 MB/s
Read 126
Write 130
Mixed 71
SusWrite 135
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
173% 1.2 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: MK7OAA10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 79 75 76 98 113 MB/s
Read 120
Write 120
Mixed 75.7
SusWrite 87.7
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
165% 1.3 MB/s
314GB free
Firmware: MK7ONA00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 101 101 100 104 100 MB/s
Read 88.5
Write 90.3
Mixed 49.5
SusWrite 101
60% 82.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
141% 1.03 MB/s
757GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MK7ONS01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 90 86 95 79 80 MB/s
Read 62.3
Write 110
Mixed 75
SusWrite 83.6
61% 82.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
157% 1.17 MB/s
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Workstation 91%
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System: HP Z820 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 183% - Outstanding Total price: $99

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