Average Bench: 62.6% (163rd of 984)

Based on 10,617 user benchmarks.  Models: SAMSUNG HD204UI, ST2000DL004 HD204UI, ST2000DL 004

Above average average bench

The Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB averaged 37.3% 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 1.99MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.33MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB is 38.6%. 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 0.49MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 101MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,617 samples)
Min Avg Max
67.1 Read 101 131
53 Write 117 149
35.5 Mixed 99.3 134
79.6% 106 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.25 4K Read 0.49 0.66
0.63 4K Write 1.99 2.97
0.16 4K Mixed 0.33 0.45
93.5% 0.94 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 116
Write 131
Mixed 93.2
85% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.34
4K Write 2.25
4K Mixed 0.26
84% 0.95 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 120
Write 118
Mixed 117
89% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 2.98
4K Mixed 0.46
129% 1.33 MB/s
1GB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 106
Write 129
Mixed 109
86% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 1.82
4K Mixed 0.28
93% 0.92 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 107
Write 128
Mixed 91.1
81% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 3.43
4K Mixed 0.37
130% 1.47 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 114
Write 121
Mixed 109
86% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.36
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.26
66% 0.61 MB/s
744GB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 104
Write 114
Mixed 119
85% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.97
4K Mixed 0.39
100% 0.95 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 85.8
Write 111
Mixed 109
77% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 2.15
4K Mixed 0.36
102% 1.01 MB/s
833GB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 75.1
Write 90.9
Mixed 72.1
60% 79.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 2.03
4K Mixed 0.37
98% 0.96 MB/s
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Typical Spinpoint F4 2TB Builds (Compare 7,251 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Extreme4 - $270

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $1,141

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