Average Bench: 49.1% (339th of 984)

Based on 913 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG HD203WI

Below average average bench

The Samsung Spinpoint F3 2TB averaged 50.9% 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 1.89MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung Spinpoint F3 2TB is 33.6%. 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 75.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 913 samples)
Min Avg Max
40 Read 75.8 104
57.9 Write 95.1 124
33.5 Mixed 80 121
62.9% 83.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.5 0.67
1.05 4K Write 1.89 2.69
0.24 4K Mixed 0.39 0.52
98.7% 0.92 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 96.7
Write 134
Mixed 114
87% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 2.33
4K Mixed 0.39
112% 1.11 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 1AN10003 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 79.9
Write 106
Mixed 82.3
67% 89.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.36
4K Write 1.43
4K Mixed 0.27
72% 0.69 MB/s
337GB free
Firmware: 1AN10002 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 78.2
Write 97.8
Mixed 75.6
63% 83.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.29
4K Write 1.53
4K Mixed 0.32
76% 0.71 MB/s
156GB free
Firmware: 1AN10002 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 93.7
Write 80
Mixed 78.1
63% 83.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.29
4K Mixed 0.35
106% 1.08 MB/s
350GB free
Firmware: 1AN10002 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 76.7
Write 96.4
Mixed 95.7
68% 89.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.72
4K Mixed 0.44
103% 0.9 MB/s
291GB free
Firmware: 1AN10002 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 85.1
Write 82.8
Mixed 65
58% 77.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.92
4K Mixed 0.29
86% 0.88 MB/s
350GB free
Firmware: 1AN10002 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 52.8
Write 82
Mixed 89.5
57% 74.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.57
4K Mixed 0.32
93% 0.86 MB/s
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Typical Spinpoint F3 2TB Builds (Compare 325 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 32%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

System: HP Compaq 6000 Pro MT PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $121

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