Average Bench: 46.3% (370th of 1015)

Based on 311 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HDT721010SLA

Below average average bench

The Hitachi HDT721010SLA 1TB averaged 53.7% 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 0.54MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.55MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDT721010SLA 1TB is 31.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Hitachi HDT721010SLA 1TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 61.5MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 73.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 311 samples)
Min Avg Max
41.5 Read 84.3 108
25.2 Write 77.8 103
22.3 Mixed 61.5 103
26 SusWrite 73.9 106
55% 74.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.12 4K Read 0.57 0.74
0.5 4K Write 1.55 2.05
0.2 4K Mixed 0.54 0.9
112% 0.89 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
760GB free
Firmware: ST6O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 104 106 106 107 105 MB/s
Read 109
Write 102
Mixed 55.6
SusWrite 106
68% 93.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
166% 1.2 MB/s
931GB free
Firmware: ST6O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 106 106 107 108 106 MB/s
Read 106
Write 98.3
Mixed 54.9
SusWrite 106
67% 91.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
164% 1.17 MB/s
931GB free
Firmware: ST6O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 105 107 108 108 106 MB/s
Read 89.1
Write 102
Mixed 55.6
SusWrite 106
65% 88.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
155% 1.17 MB/s
858GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ST6O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 53 47 78 82 80 MB/s
Read 95.5
Write 11.5
Mixed 28.1
SusWrite 69.3
37% 51.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
77% 0.47 MB/s
316GB free
Firmware: ST6O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 81 82 82 80 54 MB/s
Read 74.6
Write 74.2
Mixed 43.4
SusWrite 76.8
49% 67.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
121% 0.97 MB/s
370GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ST6O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 63 63 67 69 77 MB/s
Read 76.8
Write 69.6
Mixed 41.4
SusWrite 67
47% 63.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
140% 1.07 MB/s
311GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ST6O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 54 61 51 53 68 MB/s
Read 73.1
Write 82.6
Mixed 44.2
SusWrite 56.8
47% 64.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
501GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ST6O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 23 16 12 9.5 16 MB/s
Read 87.5
Write 87.7
Mixed 49.3
SusWrite 22.1
46% 61.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
147% 1.07 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 39,650,508 HDDs tested.

Typical HDT721010SLA 1TB Builds (Compare 29 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Fujitsu ESPRIMO P1500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $109

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