Average Bench: 56% (238th of 1010)

Based on 16,391 user benchmarks.  Models: SAMSUNG HD204UI, ST2000DL004 HD204UI, ST2000DL 004

Average average bench

The Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB averaged 44.0% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.82MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.02MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB is 43.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 51.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 69.8MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 16,391 samples)
Min Avg Max
37.1 Read 96.2 131
22.1 Write 69.8 138
27.6 Mixed 51.1 64.1
42 SusWrite 98.5 133
57.9% 78.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.31 4K Read 0.61 0.7
0.9 4K Write 2.02 2.8
0.4 4K Mixed 0.82 1
154% 1.15 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
294GB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 110 110 111 110 111 MB/s
Read 124
Write 40.2
Mixed 52
SusWrite 107
59% 80.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
179% 1.27 MB/s
294GB free
Firmware: 1AQ1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 110 110 110 110 111 MB/s
Read 120
Write 39.5
Mixed 59
SusWrite 108
60% 81.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
187% 1.4 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 44 107 118 120 124 MB/s
Read 132
Write 42.5
Mixed 29.7
SusWrite 91.4
54% 73.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 1
149% 0.77 MB/s
254GB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 87 86 85 89 83 MB/s
Read 64.7
Write 38.7
Mixed 46.5
SusWrite 82.2
43% 58 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.7
155% 1.33 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 11,788,389 HDDs tested.


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Typical Spinpoint F4 2TB Builds (Compare 18,411 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 68%
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Desktop 75%
Workstation 69%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350-PLUS - $85

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $683

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