Average Bench: 17.2% (236th of 622)

Based on 10 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 152d PID 2329 Model: Hitachi HDS5C3015ALA632

Terrible average bench

The Hitachi HDS5C3015ALA632 1.5TB averaged 82.8% 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 Write Speed 1.23MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 36.8MB/s

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HDS5C3015ALA632 1.5TB is just 5.68%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Hitachi HDS5C3015ALA632 1.5TB performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.55MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 36MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10 samples)
Min Avg Max
23 Read 36 41.4
27.9 Write 36.8 42.3
7.83 Mixed 21 32.5
38.9% 31.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.41 4K Read 0.55 0.71
1.12 4K Write 1.23 1.4
0.23 4K Mixed 0.32 0.41
54.9% 0.7 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
17GB free, PID 2329
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Read 41
Write 42
Mixed 27.5
46% 36.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.38
4K Mixed 0.33
61% 0.79 MB/s
46GB free, PID 2329
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Read 41.4
Write 39.8
Mixed 25.3
44% 35.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.16
4K Mixed 0.25
50% 0.62 MB/s
46GB free, PID 2329
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Read 36.4
Write 37.4
Mixed 36.4
48% 36.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.19
4K Mixed 0.28
52% 0.63 MB/s
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Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

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