Average Bench: 48.8% (359th of 984)

Based on 1,162 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 1.87MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung Spinpoint F3 2TB is 32.6%. 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 75MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.49MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,162 samples)
Min Avg Max
40.1 Read 75 102
59.2 Write 94.9 123
33.7 Mixed 80.5 120
62.8% 83.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.49 0.66
1.08 4K Write 1.87 2.62
0.23 4K Mixed 0.39 0.52
98% 0.92 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 103
Write 119
Mixed 111
84% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 2.43
4K Mixed 0.48
124% 1.18 MB/s
38GB free
Firmware: 1AN1 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 82.8
Write 92.8
Mixed 75.3
63% 83.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 1.87
4K Mixed 0.44
110% 0.98 MB/s
390GB free
Firmware: 1AN10003 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 71.8
Write 92.8
Mixed 57.4
55% 74 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 2.64
4K Mixed 0.39
111% 1.16 MB/s
993GB free
Firmware: 1AN10003 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 73.7
Write 91.3
Mixed 103
68% 89.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.35
4K Mixed 0.39
89% 0.74 MB/s
99GB free
Firmware: 1AN10003 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 49.1
Write 58.8
Mixed 49.4
39% 52.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.34
4K Mixed 0.34
84% 0.73 MB/s
3GB free
Firmware: 1AN10003 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 49.1
Write 44.8
Mixed 46.6
35% 46.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 1.08
4K Mixed 0.36
76% 0.6 MB/s
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Typical Spinpoint F3 2TB Builds (Compare 449 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: 55% - Above average Total price: $128

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