Average Bench: 49.2% (339th of 984)

Based on 1,009 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG HD203WI

Below average average bench

The Samsung Spinpoint F3 2TB averaged 50.8% 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 1.9MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung Spinpoint F3 2TB is 33.5%. 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 0.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,009 samples)
Min Avg Max
39.4 Read 75.7 104
58 Write 95.4 124
34.1 Mixed 80.6 120
63.1% 83.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.31 4K Read 0.5 0.67
1.09 4K Write 1.9 2.69
0.24 4K Mixed 0.39 0.51
98.8% 0.93 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 95
Write 101
Mixed 89.1
71% 95 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 2.08
4K Mixed 0.35
101% 0.99 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 1AN10003 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 86.8
Write 94.2
Mixed 66.1
62% 82.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.5
123% 1.11 MB/s
140GB free
Firmware: 1AN10002 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 63.5
Write 112
Mixed 87.3
66% 87.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 2.36
4K Mixed 0.28
94% 1.03 MB/s
736GB free
Firmware: 1AN10002 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 76.6
Write 85.2
Mixed 88.2
63% 83.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.99
4K Mixed 0.49
118% 1.04 MB/s
394GB free
Firmware: 1AN10003 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 66.4
Write 83.4
Mixed 78.6
58% 76.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 1.78
4K Mixed 0.42
107% 0.96 MB/s
19GB free
Firmware: 1AN10003 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 47
Write 74.2
Mixed 65.4
47% 62.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 1.33
4K Mixed 0.37
89% 0.75 MB/s
1GB free
Firmware: 0002 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 54.9
Write 60.6
Mixed 57.9
44% 57.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.23
4K Write 1.06
4K Mixed 0.16
47% 0.49 MB/s
3GB free
Firmware: 1AN10003 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 45.5
Write 49.2
Mixed 49.9
36% 48.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.34
4K Write 1.07
4K Mixed 0.3
68% 0.57 MB/s
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Typical Spinpoint F3 2TB Builds (Compare 377 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: 59% - Above average Total price: $121

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