Average Bench: 49.3% (335th of 979)

Based on 721 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG HD203WI

Below average average bench

The Samsung Spinpoint F3 2TB averaged 50.7% 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 1.92MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung Spinpoint F3 2TB is 33.3%. 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 75.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.51MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 721 samples)
Min Avg Max
39.9 Read 75.7 104
58.6 Write 95.7 124
32.6 Mixed 80.7 120
63.2% 84 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.31 4K Read 0.51 0.68
1.1 4K Write 1.92 2.71
0.25 4K Mixed 0.39 0.51
100% 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: 1AN10003 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 94.5
Write 118
Mixed 124
85% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 2.01
4K Mixed 0.44
108% 1 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 1AN10002 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 99
Write 108
Mixed 114
81% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 2.13
4K Mixed 0.43
113% 1.06 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1AN10003 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 89.3
Write 109
Mixed 39.3
58% 79.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 2.47
4K Mixed 0.44
118% 1.16 MB/s
385GB free
Firmware: 1AN10002 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 77.7
Write 97.2
Mixed 84.1
65% 86.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.83
4K Mixed 0.44
101% 0.9 MB/s
251GB free
Firmware: 1AN10003 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 67.2
Write 95.2
Mixed 80.1
61% 80.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.36
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.2
61% 0.62 MB/s
321GB free
Firmware: 1AN10002 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 78.9
Write 79.2
Mixed 79.1
60% 79.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 2.45
4K Mixed 0.38
107% 1.1 MB/s
330GB free
Firmware: 1AN1 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 33.3
Write 40
Mixed 62.2
35% 45.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 2.27
4K Mixed 0.35
104% 1.06 MB/s
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Typical Spinpoint F3 2TB Builds (Compare 342 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: 51% - Above average Total price: $162

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