Average Bench: 49.4% (334th of 979)

Based on 667 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG HD203WI

Below average average bench

The Samsung Spinpoint F3 2TB averaged 50.6% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.39MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.94MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung Spinpoint F3 2TB is 32.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Samsung Spinpoint F3 2TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Read Speed 76.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.51MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 667 samples)
Min Avg Max
44.7 Read 76.1 103
59.2 Write 95.7 123
32 Mixed 80.2 120
63.2% 84 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.31 4K Read 0.51 0.67
1.1 4K Write 1.94 2.74
0.25 4K Mixed 0.39 0.51
101% 0.95 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
856GB free
Firmware: 1AN10002 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 78.7
Write 111
Mixed 98.3
72% 96 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 1.95
4K Mixed 0.5
120% 1.04 MB/s
869GB free
Firmware: 1AN10002 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 72.4
Write 78.9
Mixed 29.1
44% 60.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.88
4K Mixed 0.38
93% 0.88 MB/s
322GB free
Firmware: 1AN10003 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 64
Write 73.7
Mixed 55.4
48% 64.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.98
4K Mixed 0.34
94% 0.93 MB/s
6GB free
Firmware: 1AN10003 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 59.1
Write 78.1
Mixed 66.6
51% 67.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.32
4K Write 1.13
4K Mixed 0.28
66% 0.58 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,768,423 HDDs tested.


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Gaming 35%
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Desktop 42%
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Workstation 29%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $69

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $410

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