Average Bench: 60.6% (182nd of 984)

Based on 9,137 user benchmarks.  Models: SAMSUNG HD204UI, ST2000DL004 HD204UI, ST2000DL 004

Above average average bench

The Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB averaged 39.3% 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 1.97MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.32MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB is 40.8%. 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 0.48MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 97.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,137 samples)
Min Avg Max
61.3 Read 97.9 129
44.7 Write 113 147
34.5 Mixed 95 131
76.7% 102 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.24 4K Read 0.48 0.66
0.66 4K Write 1.97 2.98
0.17 4K Mixed 0.32 0.44
92.2% 0.92 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 137
Write 148
Mixed 133
105% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 2.41
4K Mixed 0.34
110% 1.13 MB/s
192GB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 92.6
Write 130
Mixed 109
83% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.43
117% 1.19 MB/s
489GB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 83
Write 99.2
Mixed 83
66% 88.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 1.69
4K Mixed 0.31
83% 0.8 MB/s
75GB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 78.7
Write 89.4
Mixed 100
68% 89.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.36
4K Write 1.66
4K Mixed 0.27
76% 0.76 MB/s
89GB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 76.2
Write 86.3
Mixed 77.8
60% 80.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 2.06
4K Mixed 0.36
98% 0.96 MB/s
26GB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 31.5
Write 111
Mixed 35.3
44% 59.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 2.92
4K Mixed 0.33
114% 1.27 MB/s
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Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 67%
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Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Extreme4 - $340

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $1,086

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