Average Bench: 58.2% (229th of 1010)

Based on 13,692 user benchmarks.  Models: SAMSUNG HD204UI, ST2000DL004 HD204UI, ST2000DL 004

Average average bench

The Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB averaged 41.7% 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 0.51MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.97MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB is 42.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.53MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 80.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,692 samples)
Min Avg Max
53.3 Read 94.7 129
27.9 Write 96.8 145
31.8 Mixed 80.1 127
37.5 SusWrite 95.6 132
67.9% 91.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.26 4K Read 0.53 0.7
0.8 4K Write 1.97 2.83
0.19 4K Mixed 0.51 1
115% 1 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1TB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 121 124 124 126 125 MB/s
Read 88.8
Write 36.2
Mixed 48
SusWrite 122
54% 73.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
136% 0.87 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 107 110 109 110 110 MB/s
Read 100
Write 36
Mixed 55.7
SusWrite 106
55% 74.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 0.7
162% 1.47 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 109 109 108 109 110 MB/s
Read 99.7
Write 35.3
Mixed 54.5
SusWrite 105
54% 73.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 0.7
156% 1.4 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 101 100 103 102 103 MB/s
Read 102
Write 71.8
Mixed 58.1
SusWrite 102
61% 83.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
185% 1.37 MB/s
309GB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 101 99 101 102 99 MB/s
Read 102
Write 117
Mixed 58.8
SusWrite 101
69% 94.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
179% 1.3 MB/s
714GB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 95 95 95 94 97 MB/s
Read 102
Write 39.2
Mixed 51
SusWrite 95.7
53% 71.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.7
145% 1.2 MB/s
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Typical Spinpoint F4 2TB Builds (Compare 21,840 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $1,125

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Works fine and as expected for a HDD.


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