Average Bench: 67.4% (132nd of 979)

Based on 24,912 user benchmarks.  Models: SAMSUNG HD103SJ, ST1000DM005 HD103SJ, SAMSUNG HD103SJ SCSI Disk Device (TurboPC EX), ST1000DM 005 HD103SJ, ST1000DM 005

Above average average bench

The Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB averaged 32.6% 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 0.47MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.31MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB is 32.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.61MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 108MB/s
ADVERTISEMENT

Average Bench

(Based on 24,912 samples)
Min Avg Max
73.8 Read 108 135
90.9 Write 126 156
60.3 Mixed 105 137
84.9% 113 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.27 4K Read 0.61 0.85
1.2 4K Write 2.31 3.19
0.27 4K Mixed 0.47 0.63
120% 1.13 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
447GB free
Firmware: 1AJ1 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 142
Write 123
Mixed 139
102% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 2.35
4K Mixed 0.35
106% 1.09 MB/s
447GB free
Firmware: 1AJ1 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 141
Write 122
Mixed 112
94% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 1.87
4K Mixed 0.55
123% 1.03 MB/s
158GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 99.5
Write 133
Mixed 126
90% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 2.03
4K Mixed 0.49
114% 1.01 MB/s
702GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 98.7
Write 114
Mixed 84.9
74% 99.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 2.01
4K Mixed 0.36
93% 0.92 MB/s
251GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 73.8
Write 117
Mixed 78.7
67% 89.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.15
4K Write 1.21
4K Mixed 0.37
70% 0.58 MB/s
453GB free
Firmware: 1AJ100E4 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 33.9
Write 46.9
Mixed 36.5
29% 39.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 2.14
4K Mixed 0.34
95% 0.96 MB/s
24,912 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 4,066,783 HDDs tested.

 Prices

AmazonUS $109.001 month ago.
Send price feedback
Typical Spinpoint F3 1TB Builds (Compare 6,143 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Extreme4 - $350

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,215

Popular Spinpoint F3 1TB compatible motherboards:

How Fast Is Your HDD? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchMark (UBM).
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write and mixed IO.
  • - Checks include: 4k Align, NCQ, TRIM, SATA, USB & S.M.A.R.T.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the highest voted in class.
  • - Find the best upgrades.
  • - Share your opinion by voting.
Hard Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) May 2017 HDD Rankings.

Welcome to our consumer Hard Drive comparison. We calculate effective speed which measures performance for typical consumers. Effective speed is adjusted by cost per GB to yield value for money. Calculated values don't always tell the whole picture so we check them against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors and more to bring you the definitive list of top HDDs. Share your opinion by voting. [HDrivePro]

979 Drives (Compared) Thousands of user benchmarks compiled into one comparison list.

See how consistently different HDDs perform with varying real world conditions. The charts also illustrate overall performance, popularity and rank.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $309Nvidia GTX 1070 $368Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $99
Intel Core i5-7600K $229AMD RX 480 $248Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $132
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $300Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $155
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $127SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $700SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $46Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $136SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  @Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback