Average Bench: 33% (646th of 1015)

Based on 154 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG HM400JI

Poor average bench

The Samsung HM400JI 400GB averaged 67.0% 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 0.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.28MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung HM400JI 400GB is 34.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Samsung HM400JI 400GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 42.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 50.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 154 samples)
Min Avg Max
9.93 Read 56.9 80.6
8.72 Write 50.1 78.6
11.2 Mixed 42.3 68.9
19.5 SusWrite 54.8 80
37.7% 51 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.08 4K Read 0.37 0.5
0.46 4K Write 1.28 1.8
0.1 4K Mixed 0.5 0.8
94.1% 0.71 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
372GB free
Firmware: 2AC101C4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 85 85 85 86 86 MB/s
Read 80.7
Write 36.9
Mixed 51.7
SusWrite 83.6
47% 63.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
124% 0.87 MB/s
192GB free
Firmware: 2AC1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 70 70 70 70 70 MB/s
Read 67.3
Write 48.2
Mixed 49.5
SusWrite 69.6
43% 58.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
141% 1 MB/s
55GB free
Firmware: 2AC101C4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 65 65 65 66 66 MB/s
Read 66.1
Write 32.1
Mixed 48.2
SusWrite 64.3
39% 52.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.97 MB/s
101GB free
Firmware: 2AC101C4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 59 58 59 60 60 MB/s
Read 59.2
Write 36.5
Mixed 42.2
SusWrite 58.8
36% 49.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
124% 0.87 MB/s
57GB free
Firmware: 2AC101C4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 72 73 73 73 72 MB/s
Read 43.6
Write 32
Mixed 36.5
SusWrite 71.1
34% 45.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
126% 0.9 MB/s
301GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2AC101C4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 19 21 14 22 27 22 MB/s
Read 7.5
Write 25.5
Mixed 8
SusWrite 20.7
11% 15.4 MB/s
4K Read 0
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.1
17% 0.13 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 30,947,878 HDDs tested.

Typical HM400JI 400GB Builds (Compare 2,156 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

System: Acer Nitro AN515-42

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