Average Bench: 68.2% (141st of 1015)

Based on 2,958 user benchmarks.  Models: Hitachi HUA723020ALA640, Hitachi HUA72302

Above average average bench

The Hitachi HUA723020ALA640 2TB averaged 31.7% 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 0.86MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HUA723020ALA640 2TB is 43.5%. 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 68.2MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 116MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,958 samples)
Min Avg Max
65.5 Read 122 150
59.6 Write 121 151
42 Mixed 68.2 83.1
61.4 SusWrite 116 147
78.2% 107 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.86 1
1.2 4K Write 1.92 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: MK7OA5C0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 137 138 138 136 139 MB/s
Read 138
Write 138
Mixed 75.3
SusWrite 138
89% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
160% 1.17 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: MK7ONS01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 121 119 121 122 123 MB/s
Read 137
Write 134
Mixed 73.7
SusWrite 121
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
182% 1.37 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: MK7OAA50
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 133 132 134 136 137 MB/s
Read 124
Write 126
Mixed 84
SusWrite 134
86% 117 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1.1
203% 1.4 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: MK7OAA10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 120 120 120 122 122 MB/s
Read 130
Write 126
Mixed 75.5
SusWrite 120
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
178% 1.33 MB/s
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: MK7ONS01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 103 102 119 124 120 MB/s
Read 135
Write 131
Mixed 77
SusWrite 114
84% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
174% 1.3 MB/s
201GB free
Firmware: MK7OAA10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 71 70 68 71 71 MB/s
Read 100
Write 104
Mixed 57.3
SusWrite 69.9
61% 82.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
157% 1.17 MB/s
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System: HP Z820 Workstation

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

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