Average Bench: 48.9% (342nd of 984)

Based on 770 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG HD203WI

Below average average bench

The Samsung Spinpoint F3 2TB averaged 51.0% 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 33.4%. 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 75.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 770 samples)
Min Avg Max
38.8 Read 75.3 104
57.7 Write 94.9 123
33.2 Mixed 80.1 120
62.8% 83.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.5 0.68
1.01 4K Write 1.89 2.7
0.24 4K Mixed 0.39 0.51
99% 0.93 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: 1AN10002 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 94.8
Write 110
Mixed 120
82% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 2.33
4K Mixed 0.46
118% 1.12 MB/s
790GB free
Firmware: 1AN10003 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 87.8
Write 116
Mixed 75
69% 93 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.66
4K Mixed 0.34
92% 0.86 MB/s
483GB free
Firmware: 1AN10003 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 85.3
Write 91.7
Mixed 90.7
67% 89.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 2.14
4K Mixed 0.45
114% 1.06 MB/s
271GB free
Firmware: 1AN10002 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 63.1
Write 106
Mixed 80
62% 82.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 2.19
4K Mixed 0.37
99% 0.99 MB/s
461GB free
Firmware: 1AN10002 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 89.8
Write 74.5
Mixed 105
68% 89.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 2.23
4K Mixed 0.29
94% 1 MB/s
168GB free
Firmware: 1AN10002 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 50
Write 105
Mixed 49.9
51% 68.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.55
4K Mixed 0.32
81% 0.76 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 67
Write 79
Mixed 94.7
61% 80.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.85
4K Mixed 0.51
107% 0.92 MB/s
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Typical Spinpoint F3 2TB Builds (Compare 397 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: 53% - Above average Total price: $150

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