Average Bench: 44.7% (408th of 1015)

Based on 22,095 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG HD502IJ

Below average average bench

The Samsung HD502IJ 500GB averaged 55.3% 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 0.93MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.25MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung HD502IJ 500GB is 33%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Samsung HD502IJ 500GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 52.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 69.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 22,095 samples)
Min Avg Max
49.7 Read 78.8 111
34.9 Write 69.6 103
38.2 Mixed 52.3 62.2
46 SusWrite 76.4 111
51% 69.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.67 0.7
1.7 4K Write 2.25 2.8
0.7 4K Mixed 0.93 1.1
173% 1.28 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
325GB free
Firmware: 1AA01114
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 95 88 95 97 98 MB/s
Read 99.9
Write 46.1
Mixed 56.2
SusWrite 95.2
55% 74.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
172% 1.3 MB/s
460GB free
Firmware: 1AA01113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 96 95 79 93 96 MB/s
Read 88
Write 61.1
Mixed 60.2
SusWrite 91.1
55% 75.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1.1
188% 1.27 MB/s
465GB free
Firmware: 1AA01112
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 95 94 81 89 95 MB/s
Read 86.2
Write 64.4
Mixed 60.2
SusWrite 91.5
56% 75.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
192% 1.5 MB/s
208GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AA01113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 64 78 78 82 82 MB/s
Read 76.6
Write 83.7
Mixed 53.1
SusWrite 72.6
53% 71.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.7
150% 1.23 MB/s
156GB free
Firmware: 1AA01112
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 58 57 59 60 59 MB/s
Read 73.2
Write 77.9
Mixed 55.9
SusWrite 58.9
49% 66.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
187% 1.4 MB/s
352GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AA01118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 32 38 52 85 93 107 MB/s
Read 18
Write 31.8
Mixed 20.9
SusWrite 67.9
25% 34.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.4
66% 0.43 MB/s
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 Prices

AmazonUS $403 mins
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Typical HD502IJ 500GB Builds (Compare 38,488 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $329

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