Average Bench: 48.8% (378th of 1002)

Based on 1,386 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG HD203WI

Below average average bench

The Samsung Spinpoint F3 2TB averaged 51.1% 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 0.39MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.88MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung Spinpoint F3 2TB is 31.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Samsung Spinpoint F3 2TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 75.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.49MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,386 samples)
Min Avg Max
43.5 Read 75.1 101
61.8 Write 94.9 123
32.7 Mixed 79.1 116
62.4% 83 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.49 0.66
1.11 4K Write 1.88 2.64
0.23 4K Mixed 0.39 0.52
98.1% 0.92 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
463GB free
Firmware: 1AN10002 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 78.9
Write 127
Mixed 111
80% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.85
4K Mixed 0.38
96% 0.9 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1AN10003 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 94.8
Write 106
Mixed 107
78% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.66
4K Mixed 0.31
88% 0.83 MB/s
85GB free
Firmware: 1AN10003 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 70.9
Write 104
Mixed 93.2
67% 89.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.77
4K Mixed 0.39
95% 0.87 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 1AN10003 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 69.5
Write 103
Mixed 95.5
68% 89.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.47
4K Mixed 0.34
82% 0.74 MB/s
37GB free
Firmware: 1AN10003 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 72.4
Write 85.2
Mixed 71.2
57% 76.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.72
4K Mixed 0.2
71% 0.78 MB/s
971GB free
Firmware: 1AN10002 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 71.3
Write 83.7
Mixed 34
46% 63 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 0.41
119% 1.24 MB/s
184GB free
Firmware: 1AN10003 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 65
Write 79.8
Mixed 59.8
51% 68.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.95
4K Mixed 0.36
95% 0.92 MB/s
1GB free
Firmware: A11N Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED
Read 47.4
Write 58
Mixed 47
38% 50.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.32
4K Write 1.47
4K Mixed 0.31
75% 0.7 MB/s
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Typical Spinpoint F3 2TB Builds (Compare 584 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 31%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

System: HP Compaq 6000 Pro MT PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $136

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